Malacanang taking MILF issues on Fr. Mercado

Malacanang is considering the objections posed by the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on the replacement of Secretary Silvestre Afable by Father Eliseo Mercado, Jr. as government peace panel chair in the negotiations with the MILF, Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza said.

Dureza made the clarification following television reports that Malacanang had “backed out from its choice of “ Fr. Mercado.

GMA-7 News TV, quoting its sister radio station DZBB reported Tuesday afternoon that Malacañang “backed out from its choice of priest-educator Eliseo Mercado as chief of the government panel negotiating peace with the MILF.”

Read the rest of the report on MindaNews.com.

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