A highly placed source from NSCN (I-M) told The Frontier Manipur Correspondent that no substantial issues were discussed as the NSCN (I-M) and the Government of India took a “break” for more than five months from negotiation.
By Imna Longchar, TFM Nagaland Correspondent
For almost five months, there was no “talks” on the Naga political issue between the government of India and the the NSCN (I-M). However, the negotiation resumed on Thursday.
The collective leadership of the NSCN (I-M) resumed the “Naga Peace Talk” with the attendance of the NSCN (I-M) chief negotiator, and general secretary, Th Muivah and the government of India’s interlocutor, AK Mishra. Though Muviah was camping at the police complex since Wednesday, along with around 20 of his subordinates, the two-hour meet started at around 11 am and ended at 1 pm,
When contacted, a highly placed source from NSCN (I-M) told The Frontier Manipur correspondent that no substantial issues were discussed as the NSCN (I-M) and the Government of India had a “break” for more than five months into the “Naga peace talk”.
The source also informed that after sitting together, both the negotiating parties agreed to try and find an amicable solution to the protracted Naga political issue based on the “Framework Agreement”. The NSCN (I-M) source also expressed the hope that the two sides would meet again “anytime or any moment” to discuss key issues.
NSCN (I-M) Kilo Kilonser Rh Raising and senior leader VS Atem, were part of the 20-member delegation who participated in the talk with the three members team led by interlocutor AK Mishra. Meanwhile, it was learnt that the interlocutor, AK Mishra, is likely to meet leaders of the NNPGs soon.