Thai gov’t, insurgent group agree to end violence

The Thai government’s peace negotiators and representatives of the Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) insurgent group have both agreed to end violence in the deep South with peaceful solutions, said Gen. Wallop Raksanoh, secretary-general of the Thai National Security Council, on Wednesday.

The Thai negotiation team met with BRN representatives led by Anas Abdulrahman in Kuala Lumpur on March 2 and 3 with the presence of Malaysia’s chief facilitator Tan Sri Abdul Rahim bin Muhammad Noor, said Wallop, who also heads the Thai negotiating team.

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