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Centre, NSCN (I-M) agree to carry on talks
January 23, 2003 19:18 IST
The Centre and the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (I-M) on Thursday agreed to continue their negotiations until a "lasting settlement" to the decades-old Naga issue was arrived at.
A joint statement signed by the two sides at the conclusion of their three-day talks said "both must work to maintain a peaceful and violence-free environment till then."
The agreement to persist with the talks was reached after a 30-minute discussion between Prime Minister Atal Bihari
On the unification of Naga areas, the statement said "that in this regard the government representative clarified
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