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Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (Opapp) Secretary Teresita Deles and National Democratic Front (NDF) negotiating panel spokesperson Fidel Agcaoili accused each other of hindering the parlays by imposing demands and preconditions.
The matter concerning the parlays had been mired in "protocol" issues.
The MILF, on the other hand, said it is prefers to continue the parlays through a special body mandated by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak to serve as "third party facilitator."
ISLAMABAD, 07 April , 2009 (Frontier Star) -- The Prime Minister while expressing his satisfaction on the continuing parlays between the two sides on every aspect of their multifaceted relations hoped that the US Government would take into account his governments concerns about the new US policy towards Pakistan and Afghanistan as enunciated by President Obama on March 27.
The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the government of President Benigno Aquino III were poised to resume the peace negotiations this month, but restarting the parlays appears to be not that easy after all.
Although Othman had been in the thick of the government-MILF peace negotiations during the last four years as third-party facilitator, Leonen believes that the parlays would be better off in the hands of a new facilitator.
The MILF had insisted the issue on governance be included in the parlays if it were to continue talks with the government.