Duterte Demands Surrender of Communist Negotiators; Peace Talks on Verge of Collapse

Peace talks with communist rebels are on the verge of collapse after President Rodigro Duterte demanded the surrender of leftist negotiators. Another round of talks was cancelled after communist rebels ambushed members of the Presidential Security Group in Mindanao. Military and police authorities have repeatedly called for the cancellation of negotiations, citing the untrustworthiness of the rebel side. Leftist cabinet members were also spotted in a recent anti administration rally. Street protests have been largely…

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