A former military man eyed as chief government negotiator

There’s news milling around that retired General Rodolfo Garcia, who had served the Central Mindanao area, was eyed to replace Sec. Silvestre Afable, Jr. to head the government panel talking peace with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front.

The MILF released an initial reaction to his still unofficially announced appointment in its website today, saying they know him as a good man who has been a member of the government peace panel.

This piece of information came 10 days after President Arroyo reportedly accepted Afable’s  resignation and a growing clamor for her administration to give more weight to its words on the primacy of the peace process.
Read the report on Luwaran.com.


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One response to “A former military man eyed as chief government negotiator”

  1. brian says :

    he is more qualified than any person in this country for that mission because he is a former AFP Vice Chief. he knows the problem of Mindanao and the muslim brothers know that as well. he will do a great job.

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