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Rebel group ready to talk peace

BRN insurgents tipped to ink formal peace pact

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  • Writer: Wassana Nanuam & Achara Ashayagachat
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KUALA LUMPUR - The national security chief signed a peace agreement with the insurgent group Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) on Thursday just ahead of an official visit to Malaysia by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. 

It is the first formal engagement between the government and insurgents.

National Security Council (NSC) secretary-general Paradorn Pattanatabutr said the BRN is a group that Malaysia believes operates in the deep South.

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