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Assam, Nagaland CMs hold meeting with Naga group in Dimapur

GUWAHATI: The Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma held a held a high level meeting with NSCN(IM) chief negotiator Thuingaleng Muivah on Tuesday in Nagaland’s Dimapur. The meeting was held to to ensure long-lasting peace in presence of Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio.

The discussion over the ongoing peace talks between the government and NSCN(IM) lasted an hour.

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This was the first time that the NSCN(IM) held talks with political leaders since it started the negotiations with the Centre in 1997

In a tweet, Himanta Biswa Sarma wrote: “Adarniya PM Sri @narendramodi and Adarniya HM Sri @AmitShah are committed to ensuring ever-lasting peace in the North East. At Dimapur today, we held a discussion with NSCN (IM) representatives in the presence of Nagaland HCM Sri @Neiphiu_Rio about the ongoing peace talks with GoI.”

In his another tweet, the Assam Chief Minister said that “We are all keen that the ongoing Peace Talks fructify into concrete results soon. I also discussed the political scenario in Nagaland with HCM as well the upcoming Nagaland Assembly elections, and @NEDAIndia role in it.”

A fresh round of peace talks between the centre and NSCN-IM was held in Nagaland’s Dimapur on Monday with the former special director of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) AK Mishra meeting NSCN (IM) general secretary Thuingaleng Muivah.

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