UNITED NATIONS, July 28, (AP): UN Secretary- General Antonio Guterres is calling a new law in the Philippines creating a Muslim autonomous region “a landmark achievement on the road to lasting peace” in the country’s troubled south. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed legislation Thursday establishing the Bangsamoro region, culminating over two decades of negotiations under four presidents. The new region is aimed at settling nearly half a century of Muslim unrest in the south.
‘Philippine Muslim region a landmark’
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