Centre extends suspension of operations against KNO, UPF

The Centre today announced extension of tripartite Suspension of Operations (SoO) agreements with Kuki National Organisation (KNO) and United people`s Front (UPF).

New Delhi: The Centre today announced
extension of tripartite Suspension of Operations (SoO)
agreements with Kuki National Organisation (KNO) and United
people`s Front (UPF).

The agreements between the Government of India,
Government of Manipur and two umbrella organisations KNO and
UPF, which were signed on 22nd August, 2008, have been
extended for a further period of 45 days with effect from
today, an official statement said.

It has been agreed that all arms and ammunition of
surrendered ultras shall be kept in double lock by September
20 either in the camp armoury or with the nominated
police/SFs, it said.

A decision on further extension of the SoO would be taken
after review of the progress made in this regard, the
statement said adding that the talks with KNO and UPF will
commence after all the cadres shift to the designated camps
and weapons kept in double lock.

PTI

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