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× New peace panel to give ‘fresh hope’ amid armed conflict in PH — Galvez

MANILA, Philippines --- The new peace panel will oversee localized peace agreements and provide "fresh hope" amid the decades-long armed conflict in the country, Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito Galvez said Monday.

Galvez made the statement following President Rodrigo Duterte's announcement on Saturday that he is mulling to form a new peace panel which would negotiate with communist rebels.

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