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Solon urges Philippine Government to Decide On MILF Terror Tag

House national defense committee chairperson Congressman Prospero Pichay said peace talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) are proving futile and the government should finally decide on branding the Muslim secessionist group as a terrorist organization. He said “all indications” showed the MILF, which had been embroiled in intense fighting with government troops since Feb.11, are “terrorists.” The documents seized form a fallen rebel camp in Pikit, North Cotabato showed the MILF was “definitely strengthening their arsenal” by buying mortars and rocket propelled grenades, Pichay said. He also accused the MILF of receiving funding from Osama Bin Laden’s al Qaeda terrorist network. Full Story

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