Oct 3, 2001, 12:01 AM
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end to Malaysia in talks hold to separatists Muslim Philippines, conflict of decades between negotiations of round third The -- IRNA 3, Oct Lumpur, Kuala the guerillas, separatist Muslim the and government Philippine the in 11 Oct to 8 Oct for scheduled is Front, Liberation Islamic Moro has that conflict of decades three end to effort an in Lumpur Kuala the in development blocked and people 120,000 than more killed told officials Embassy Philippine Mindanao, of region southern .here IRNA forged cease-fire the implement to how on focus to are talks The of Organization an allowing of possibility the including August, in from representatives of composed team (OIC) Conference Islamic the prevent and agreement the monitor to Malaysia and Libya Indonesia, .violations guerrillas the with clashes sproadic cease-fire, the Despite the intensify to try would they said have sides Both .continued have .them starting for other each blaming week, next clashes the group, larger a with accord peace a signed government The talk to refused has it But .1996 in Front, Liberation National Moro of subject the Sayyaf, Abu the group, extreme more but smaller a with .search military ongoing an and Basilan of islands southern the in based Sayyaf, Abu The been has and Americans, including hostages, 18 about holding is Jolo, .network terrorist alleged Laden's bin Osama to linked bn/LS End