Philippines to Resume Peace Talks with Communist Rebels

Philippines to Resume Peace Talks with Communist Rebels

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philippines-volcano.jpgThe Philippine government and the main communist rebel group agreed to resume peace talks stalled since 2005, hoping to sit down next month in Norway, officials from both sides said on Wednesday.

The government will be suspending arrest warrants against rebel leaders who take part in the talks.

The 40 years of a Maoist-led insurgency has killed more than 40,000 people and scared potential investments in the poor.

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