CONTINUING FREEDOM STRUGGLE AND PEACE PROCESS
After the 19-day war in Zamboanga City last September, 2013 between the Armed Forces of the Philippines (soldiers) and the freedom fighters of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) led by Ustaj Khabir Malik, the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) has issued notice to continue the peace process to find a comprehensive solution to the Filipino-Moro war in Mindanao.
The Bangsamoro Grand Mufti, Al-Ustaj Abdulbaki Abubakar, who is the Secretary-General of the MNLF Foreign Affairs Committee, has provided mnlfnet.com with the OIC communication to this effect. Full report is the following:
"OUTCOME OF THE OIC-PCSP MEETING ON 4 NOVEMBER 2013, THE OIC HEADQUARTERS, JEDDAH
(1) Due to time constrain, the planned 5th Tripartite Meeting between the Government of the Philippines (GPH), Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will be held after 40th Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) in
(2) OIC General Secretariat will communicate with Mr. Nur Misuari, Chairman of MNLF, to appoint a delegation to represent the MNLF at the 40th CFM and 5th Tripartite Meeting. Appeals to the Government of the
(3) Chair of the PCSP,
(a) The Committee reiterates its commitment to continue to engage in contributing to the comprehensive solution for peace in Southern Philippines and importance of the continuation of the facilitating role of the OIC for the peace process between the Government of the
(b) Acceleration efforts for the activation of the Bangsamoro Coordination Forum.
(c) Invite Member States, subsidiary organs and specialized and affiliated institutions as well as Islamic charitable organizations to increase their humanitarian assistance with a particular attention to humanitarian attention in the City of Zamboanga after the incident in September 2013."
HISTORIC, IMPORTANT AND POSITIVE ROLE OF CHAIRMAN MISUARI
On this OIC notice, MNLF Chairman Prof. Nur Misuari has expressed positiveness to attend the 2013 40th Conference of Foreign Ministers in Guinea as being the sole spokesman and representative of the Bangsamoro people of Filipino-colonized Mindanao through MNLF representation.
The MNLF Chairman has expressed confidence on the OIC General Secretariat to listen to the aggrieved side of the oppressed Bangsamoro people against the Aquino government that showed no respect towards the implementation of the Septemver 2, 1996 MNLF-OIC-GRP Jakarta Peace Agreements.
It is seen that the negative attitude of the Aquino government to ignore the correct and complete implementation of the 1996 peace Agreement led to the 19-day September AFP-MNLF war in
MNLF IS RECOGNIZED BY THE
OIC AS THE SOLE LEGITIMATE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE
SUPPORT THE BANGSAMORO
STRUGGLE FOR SELF-DETERMINATION