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Rebels set for talks with Indian government

Indian negotiators were to open talks with an Indian separatist group in Bangkok to try to save a ceasefire from collapsing in one of South Asia’s longest-running insurgencies, officials said. Indian junior minister Oscar Fernandes and New Delhi’s main peace negotiator K. Padmanabhaiah were due to meet leaders of the main rebel group in Nagaland state, the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM). “The two-day talks will primarily focus on the question of extending the ceasefire and other major demands,” an Indian home ministry official said on Saturday, requesting anonymity. Full Story

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