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PM's adviser deprecates South peace strategy

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The National Security Council (NSC) has started peace negotiations with the Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) insurgent group, but violent incidents continue to plague the three southern border provinces. Thawil Pliensri, former NSC secretary-general and currently an adviser to the prime minister, told Bangkok Post reporters PRADIT RUANGDIT and PATSARA JIKKHAM that authorities should focus peace restoration efforts on local people and real insurgent leaders. 

A police investigator examines the ceiling of the house of Najmuddin Uma, an adviser to Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung on far South problems. Attackers firedM-79 grenades at the house in Narathiwat’s Rangae district at 2am yesterday. WAEDAOHARAI

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