- President Rodrigo Duterte may very well be the first president to make progress when it comes to peace negotiations that will end the armed struggle
- Five presidents before Duterte have all tried and failed to guarantee peace in the country
- In the recent revival of the peace negotiations, delegates from the government and the NDFP had claimed it to be a "success" two days prior to the scheduled end of the event
Following five failed attempts at peace talks under different Philippine presidents, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is set to make records now that the delegates had claimed the event to be a "success" two days before the Oslo talk is expected to end.
From August 22 to 28, negotiators from the Philippine government (GPH) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) will be holding peace talks in Oslo, Norway to agree on an acceptable solution to end the armed struggle since 1969.
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Reports had it that the group drafted a joint statement and initialized the documents which they had agreed upon.
On Thursday night, August 25, after the issues were talked about, members of both the GPH and the NDFP peace panels dug in a boodle fight after calling the negotiations "a success."
On Friday, August 26, the said documents had been signed, and the live streaming of the signing could be seen here: