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Long road to resolution of Philippine rebellion

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A final resolution to a decades-long Muslim rebellion in the Philippines is a long way off with many tough issues yet to be resolved, experts cautioned Monday, a day after a peace roadmap was unveiled. 

Members of the southern Philippine rebel group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), at Camp Darapanan in the town of Sultan Kudarat Maguindanao province, on Mindanao island in 2009. A final resolution to a decades-long Muslim rebellion in the Philippines is a long way off with many tough issues yet to be resolved, experts cautioned Monday, a day after a peace roadmap was unveiled.

President Benigno Aquino raised hopes of ending the conflict when he announced the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) had agreed on a blueprint for achieving peace before his term ended in 2016.

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