Kabacan, North Cotabato – Rendering the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) moot is another blunder both in history and in the international diplomacy about to be committed by the Philippine Government.
This is a majority reaction by a group of Bangsamoro students in the University of Southern Mindanao (USM), Kabacan, North Cotabato in their meeting on May 21, 2016.
Representative Pantaleon Alvarez in the Facebook had disclosed the turning of all peace talks with the Moro rebels back to square one under the presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte.
In his reaction, MILF Chief Negotiator Mohagher Iqbal asked if such pronouncement is really the platform of the upcoming Duterte Administration or merely Alvarez’ opinion.
The students noted that it has been the repeated strategies of all Philippine Presidents in the past to the present that they negotiate with the Moro rebels but at the end, they either do not implement the agreement or implement it unilaterally.
The peace talks were