he communist insurgency in the Philippines, which began in 1968, is one of the longest running in the world, and has claimed an estimated 30,000 lives. File photo: EPA
he communist insurgency in the Philippines, which began in 1968, is one of the longest running in the world, and has claimed an estimated 30,000 lives. File photo: EPA

Philippine government axes latest peace talks with communists after rebel order to intensify attacks

Chief government negotiator Jesus Dureza emphasised that it was not a formal withdrawal from the Philippines peace process.

he communist insurgency in the Philippines, which began in 1968, is one of the longest running in the world, and has claimed an estimated 30,000 lives. File photo: EPA
he communist insurgency in the Philippines, which began in 1968, is one of the longest running in the world, and has claimed an estimated 30,000 lives. File photo: EPA
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