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Nine separatist groups to join Malaysia talks

15-delegate panels on both sides confirmed

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Fifteen representatives from nine insurgent groups will join the South peace talks with 15 Thai delegates in Malaysia tomorrow, secretary-general of the National Security Council Paradorn Pattanathabutr said Tuesday. 

Hassan Taib of the National Revolution Front (BRN) signed the agreement to talk with the Thai government, and now will lead nine other insurgent leaders into Thursday's talks. (AFP photo)

Lt Gen Paradorn said Kuala Lumpur, which faciliates the talks, had informed him the 15 insurgent representatives would come from the Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN), New Pulo, Pulo 88, BRN Congress, BRN Coordinate, Barisan Islam Pembangunan Pattani, as well as Gerakan Mujahideen Islam Pattani, Gerakan Mujahidin Pattani and Ulama Pattani.

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