Philippines and Muslim rebels sign peace deal

The agreement with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front effectively ends one of Asia’s deadliest and longest conflicts.

The Philippine government has signed a landmark peace deal with the country’s biggest Muslim rebel group. The agreement with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front effectively ends one of Asia’s deadliest and longest conflicts.

It has been described as a significant political achievement for President Benigno Aquino.

Al Jazeera’s Jamela Alindogan reports from southern Philippines.


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