Thailand, muslim insurgent group agree on peace talks

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 – Thailand today entered an historic agreement with an insurgent group in the muslim-predominant far South in the country’s first concrete attempt towards a peace process in the strife-torn region.

Thai National Security Council (NSC) secretary general Paradorn Pattanatabutr signed the “general consensus document to launch a dialogue process for peace” with Hassan Taib, chief of the liaison office of the Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) in Malaysia, shortly before a visit by Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to the Malaysian capital today.

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