Duterte Cancels Peace Talks with Communists, Calls Reds Terrorists

President Rodrigo Duterte announced that he is canceling the peace talks  with communist guerrillas as he doesn’t see negotiations improving any further. Calling them terrorists, he decried the overkill of three soldiers upon resumption of hostilities after both sides withdrew their respective unilateral ceasefires. He demanded that communist prisoners freed for the peace talks surrender to authorities, as no pardon has been given. He also denied promising that he would release all political prisoners before the conclusion of…

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