Dimapur, Nov. 15 (EMN): The government of India’s interlocutor for Naga peace talks, RN Ravi met with leaders of United Naga Council (UNC) Manipur, the apex body of Naga tribes in Manipur, on Friday in Kohima.
According to a press release from the interlocutor’s office, Ravi briefed the UNC leaders about the current status of the peace talks “including the significant development of amicably settling all contentious issues between the negotiating parties”.
“When the Naga issue is at the stage of settlement, the UNC leaders were reminded of their responsibility in ensuring that Naga tribes of Manipur maintain cordial relationship with fellow communities of the state. The government of India interlocutor expressed concern over deterioration in the traditional brotherly relation between the hill and the valley people of Manipur in recent decades due to the politics of vested interests.
“The imperatives of restoring the traditional harmonious relation among the hill and valley people of Manipur were adequately emphasised. The reality that Naga issue cannot be resolved in isolation or reach its logical conclusion without taking all stakeholders, including the neighbours, into confidence was re-emphasised,” read the statement.
The UNC leaders were urged to take effective measures to reach out to the valley people in spirit of mutual love and understanding,” it added.indo naga solution Ravi UNC