Peace talks held in Phuket with Islamist rebel group

Leaders of the Islamist rebel group Barisan Revolusi Nasional Melayu Patani joined a peace dialogue panel in Phuket with the secretary-general of Thailand’s National Security Council, Wanlop Raksanoh, to debate options to the non secular separatist insurgency by the Malaysian border.
The panel was held at Le Meridian Phuket Beach Resort and lasted from Saturday to Sunday. Also present on the panel was military commander Lieutenant General Kriangkai Srirak. Mere reported that each side are dedicated to finding peace, and have been decided to proceed talks despite elevated border restrictions due to Covid. He said each events were pleasant with one another.
The panel centered on lowering violence, discussions with native people, and looking for an answer that can satisfy the wants of the folks in the space. The subsequent focus was creating a framework to structure the dialogue based on these three main points. The final area of focus was on lowering violence in Thailand’s Deep South, where Islamist separatist teams have usually violently clashed with Thailand’s navy. This violence heightened in 2004 when 7,000 individuals were killed. General Wanlop said additional peace talks are hoped to proceed sooner or later..

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