Centre reiterates peace process
Source: The Sangai Express

Moreh, December 15: A day ahead of the crucial peace talks between the Central Government and the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (I-M), Minister of State for Home Affairs Sriprakash Jaiswal today said that the Government was committed to finding a lasting peace in the North-Eastern region.

The team of Indian negotiators is scheduled to hold the next round of talks with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland in Thai capital Bangkok on Friday as the six months extension of ceasefire ends after January 31 next year.

Jaiswal expressed confidence of a positive and fruitful outcome of the ongoing peace talks with the Naga leaders even as there were signs of dialogue beginning to falter.

"We want that there should be peace in the entire North Eastern region and our Government has been taking steps to ensure that.

As the Naga peace talks are going there are many problems and demands, the talks are going on...

and a way will come out through which the issue can be resolved and lasting peace can be restored in the region," Jaiswal told reporters in New Delhi.