Kohima: The Chief Minister of Nagaland said the GoI and NSCN (IM) had agreed to resume the talk. A message from the Prime Minister and Home minister says that the Government of India is very keen to resolve the Naga political solutions so that peace and development can be accelerated.
The peace talk between GoI and NSCN (IM) negotiation was stuck for about two years because of differences of opinions and some issues, Rio said while talking to media persons at the State Banquet Hall today.
The GoI and NSCN (IM) had agreed to resume the peace talk. The new interlocutor A.K. Mishra and NSCN(IM) had several rounds of initial discussion at Dimapur recently. Later, Mishra also met the NNPG’s.
Mishra could not meet Niki Sumi-led NSCN (K) this time. However, Rio said that he had a discussion with Mishra, and came to know that Mishra was in touch with them and at the right time he will also be talking to them.
On opposition-less government, Nagaland’s chief minister Neiphiu Rio informed that the state government is not in a hurry for cabinet reshuffle following the finalization of opposition-less government (United Democratic Alliance (UDA).
Rio said “We have come together on the Naga issue so let this resume the (Naga peace) talk and things get in order so that we will think about opposition less government.”
On being asked whether Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma have been officially engaged to interact with Naga groups for solution, Rio said that the union home minister requested the later and himself to assist and then make understand for which they were also having consultation with GoI and also sharing the minds of GoI, conveying to the negotiating parties.
Since Assam chief minister also came to Dimapur, Rio said we jointly met and apprised the stand of GoI, message of Prime Minister and Home minister that GoI is very keen to bring solution” so that peace and development can be accelerated.