Imphal: Sentiments of people of Northeast states neighbouring Nagaland will not be bypassed while implementing the peace accord signed between the Centre and NSCN(I-M), Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said here on Wednesday.
The Centre would also see to the sentiments of the people of Nagaland in implementing the accord as it has high regards for the uniqueness of their culture, Rijiju told newsmen at Tulihal airport here.
The accord was signed on August 3 in New Delhi at the official residence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
In reply to a querry, Rijiju asserted that the Centre would not hurt the interests of Manipur, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh by disturbing their territorial integrity.
Welcoming the Naga peace accord, he said it would bring in peace in the country in general and the north eastern region in particular.