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BRN ready to reboot South peace bid

Separatists have yet to hear from regime

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The Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) separatist movement is ready to resume the peace dialogue for the troubled South if Bangkok is eager to return to the negotiation table, a spokesman for the separatist movement said. 

As initial hopes for peace negotiations began to fail in June of last year, three leading separatists held a press conference in Kuala Lumpur to criticise the Thai government for failure to secure a Ramadan cease-fire. From left, Lukman Lima of Pulo, Hassan Taib, BRN peace delegation leader, and BRN delegate Adam Muhammad Noor. (AFP photo)

The BRN delegates to the Malaysia-brokered peace dialogue have been watching developments in Thailand, particularly the recent announcement by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) that it wanted to solve the southern problem as a priority, said the spokesman, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

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