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Peaceful co-existence with India: Kitovi

Kitovi Zhimomi
Kitovi Zhimomi

Dimapur, August 14: The GPRN/NSCN has said the WC, NNPGs is prepared to sign the Indo-Naga Agreement any day and anytime.
In his 74th Independence Day message, Ato Kilonser, N Kitovi Zhimomi recalled that on November 17, 2017, the WC, NNPGs and GoI signed the ‘Agreed Position’, which entrenched the political and historical rights of the Nagas to self determine their future in consonance with their distinct identity.
“It was agreed that the Nagas and Indians would work out the details of a relationship based on inclusive, enduring peaceful co-existence with due regard to contemporary political realities. Based on this “Agreed principle” all contentious issues have been negotiated and resolved in principle,” he said.
Kitovi acknowledged the visionary leadership of the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, who showed genuine commitment and urgency to resolve the protracted political conflict and entrusted GoI interlocutor in the Indo-Naga political talks, RN Ravi to sign the historic ‘Agreed Position’ with WC, NNPGs, representing the Nagas.
After more than fifty rounds in three years, negotiations have concluded with unresolved matters to be pursued and settled through democratic political process. With this clear positive direction taking place, the Naga people look forward to entering a new era of enduring peaceful co-existence, he said.
Stating that the past must help the Nagas move forward not drag the Nagas into abyss, he said it is time to collectively plan a better future for our younger generation. “Let us be practical and lay the first bricks for future Nagas.”
Kitovi added: “Honourable and acceptable Indo-Naga political solution is the only answer.”
(Full Text of Kitovi’s Speech)
(Page News Service)