Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) on their October 9 newsletter, voiced on the February eight page letter submitted by the general secretary and chief negotiator of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN IM) to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. UNPO highlighted on the recent inconclusive informal talks held in Delhi as the “NSCN IM’s demands to retain their identity via the Naga national flag and constitution have been insistently rejected by the other side”.
Owing to Modi’s delay and failure to adequately respond to the chief negotiator’s letter made the NSCN IM “highlight Naga’s efforts to reach an accord and inform the Naga people of the delay stemming from the office of the Prime Minister” making the letter public, said UNPO’s newsletter.
Th Muivah’s letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote: “In order to save the political dialogue, the talks should resume at a Prime Minister’s level, without pre-condition and outside India in a third country” and among other things addressed in the letter, Th Muivah reminding the fact that under various prior Prime Ministers, many of the meets had been held in other countries, such as the United States, France, Switzerland, Italy, Japan, Bangkok, Thailand and the Netherlands.
“The UNPO” it said, “has consistently reinforced its supports the peaceful resolution of the Indo-Naga issue and calls for a just, long lasting and honorable outcome to both the sides. In this context, UNPO calls on the international community to appeal to India to fulfill its commitments in the framework agreement on the Indo-Naga issue”.