‘No knowledge of peace pact signed between the NSCN (IM), (K) & NNC’

Dimapur, December 30 (MExN): The Naga National Council (NNC) today clarified to a new item which was filed by ANI news agency from Kohima (which appeared in The Morung Express on December 30 on Page 3) and said that the NNC has no knowledge of a peace pact being signed between the NSCN (IM), NSCN (K) and the NNC. 

A press statement issued by NNC Member, Thomas declared that “the NNC/FGN has peace with Khaplang group since 1991” through an understanding reached between them on January 10, 1991 and added that, since that peace is being maintained in letter and in spirit, there is no need for signing another peace pact with the NSCN (K). 

Similarly, Thomas said that the NNC had a meeting with “the so-called NSCN Isak-Muivah group led by Rh Raising on 18th June 1998 at Noklak Town, Khiamniungan Region”. 

However, Thomas said that the NSCN (IM) did no keep their words and they are continually fighting against the NNC/FGN till date. Since then, the NNC have no meeting with the NSCN (IM), Thomas added.

In this connection, the NNC clarified that it had no knowledge of a peace pact being signed between the NSCN (IM), NSCN (K) and NNC, as reported by ANI News Agency which was also published in this paper. 

“The policy of NNC is non-violence and we have no aggressive attitude toward our Naga brothers and we are not fighting against our brothers but only aggressor India since beginning, and we are always praying for peace and unity among the Naga brothers and also encouraging the NGO leaders and Church leaders to work for peace, instead of misleading our people or supporting terrorist group who had diverted the Naga nationalism into factionalism, communalism and selfish interest,” declared Thomas.  

Sating that there is no room to play factionalism, communalism or self-aggrandizement, Thomas said that the ‘Naga Nation State’ should be upheld and the foundation of the nation and national principle valued, without which there is no way to achieve the national goal, added Thomas.