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23 July 2013

Paite Tribe Council Supports Hmar Peace Talks

Aizawl, Jul 23 : Paite Tribe Council (PTC) Mizoram Headquarters today stated that they supported the recently held talks between government of Mizoram and Hmar Peoples Convention-Democratic (HPC-D).

PTC asserted that they want all Mizo clans to share cordial relationship under the Mizo identity.

"In this connection, the recently held talks between the HPC-D and the government and the steps taken up by the state government in the area of Autonomous District Council will be an important mile stone for the unity of Mizoram and the Mizos," the Paite body stated.

Meanwhile, the present terms of Suspension of Operation (SoO) between the Hmar Peoples Concention-Democratic (HPC-D) and the government ends in July. The state government of Mizoram and HPC-D had held talks on July 18 but the outcome was not known.

Reports said the talks on the agenda of SoO extension were inconclusive and both the parties are likely to have another round of talks in the next few days. However, these reports were not confirmed officially. The last meeting between the HPC-D and the government was held in April.
Source: Newmai News Network


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