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MNLF veterans meet with MILF in unity bid

/ 06:03 AM July 11, 2017

LANGUYAN, Tawi-Tawi — The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on Monday met with over 500 Moro National Liberation Front members, also known as Gagandilan (one who will die fighting), here.

Mohagher Iqbal, MILF peace panel chair, said the meeting was aimed at creating a bridge between the two Moro revolutionary groups.

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“We need to make bridges. One of the issues thrown against the Moro people is that there is so much disunity among us. I am disputing that,” he said.

Iqbal and his team were welcomed by more than 500 Gagandilan members and their dependents.

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Languyan Mayor Ismael Sali said the Gagandilan members were excited to see Iqbal and his team and listen to them talk about the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law.

Sali said there are some 1,000 Gagandilan members, some of them engaged in fishing, farming, business and education. —Julie S. Alipala

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