Peace talks held to break deadlock between Manipur, Nagaland

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Senapati (Manipur), Dec.3 (ANI): The Central Government along with the United Naga Council (UNC) and Manipur government hold a tripartite peace talks in Manipur's Senapati district on Friday to break the deadlock prevailing between Manipur and Nagaland.

The talks would be carried on till Saturday.

Special Secretary from the Home Ministry U. K. Bansal said the discussions would be carried on until an acceptable solution is achieved.

"We have decided to carry on these discussions till the time we reach a very successive and very acceptable solution to the major problems of the people whom we represent," said Bansal.

The United Naga Council (UNC) chairman Sword Vashum, heading the eight-member team at the tripartite talks, said the meeting was quite cordial in nature and various important issues regarding the Nagas were discussed in it.

"I would say detailed discussions on various issues, particularly to the issues relating to the core demand of the Nagas, that is, the alternative arrangements for the Nagas in Manipur," said Vashum.

On Thursday, Chief Minister of Manipur Ibobi Singh convened a high-level preparatory meeting.

Beside some of the cabinet ministers and top bureaucrats, the meeting was attended by Bansal. (ANI)

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