ULFA anti-talk faction to participate in talks if held abroad
Guwahati: ULFA`s banned anti-talk faction has resolved to participate in talks only if the issue of Assam`s sovereignty was discussed and it was held in a third country in the presence of representatives from the United Nations.
In a statement e-mailed on Tuesday, its Chairman Abhijeet Asom said a decision to this effect was taken during the faction`s five day central executive meeting held from April 2.
In another resolution it was decided that the unit would be henceforth be known as United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent or ULFA-I.
The outfit`s Commander-in-Chief Paresh Barua has also been appointed as the Deputy Chairman in-charge along with his earlier position as the head of the armed wing.
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