President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday said he hopes Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founding
chair Nur Misuari will join the administration’s talks with the Moro group’s rival.
“We will try to pass the BBL (Bangsamoro Basic Law). I hope chairman Misuari can be convinced to join the
talks so that if there are corrections or maybe additions or provisions that could not sit well with the Tausug
and the rest of the southern part of Mindanao then maybe we can realize altogether the friction of MI, MN
and the rest of Mindanao,” Duterte said in a speech at the Eid’l Fitr celebration in Davao City.
“Pero kung sabihan mo na, all things being equal, on the off chance that you sort of embrace resoluteness
conduct, magpatigasan, it will bring about war. Generous, on the off chance that you need, don’t do it on my term.
‘Pag di tayo magka-aregulan, ako nasa gitna mahirapan ako. Sino’ng barilin ko? Sundalo ng republika or sundalo ng MI pati MN?”
BBL is the empowering law
Hence BBL is the empowering law of the administration’s tranquility accord with the Moro Islamic
Liberation Front (MILF), a chip gathering of the MNLF.
Duterte, the primary Mindanaoan president, has been trying to manufacture an arrangement with Mindanao’s cracked Moro gatherings, which once looked to withdraw from the Philippines.
Misuari is confronting insubordination charges over the 2013 Zamboanga attack, yet the court has given him a brief pass so he could take an interest in the peace talks.
The MNLF establishing seat needs the administration to respect the 1996 last peace understanding, saying it still can’t seem to be completely executed. Duterte has guaranteed Misuari that his grievances would be tended to.
Actualizing the BBL would mean abrogating the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, while the 1996 assention would mean the upgrade of the ARMM.
Misuari additionally once filled in as the ARMM representative, the foundation of which previous President Benigno Aquino III had portrayed as a fizzled explore.