|JOINT COMMUNIQUE AMSTERDAM 11 JULY 2002|
Amsterdam 11 July 2002
The representatives of the Government of India and the National Socialist Council of Nagaland met at Amsterdam on July 9-11, 2002 and discussed the Government of India's response to items in the proposal given by the NSCN on September 21, 2001.
The Government of India recognizes the unique history and situation of Nagas. It is agreed that talks should proceed in an accommodative and forward-looking manners so that a lasting and honorable solution can be arrived at.
The Government of India renewed the invitation of the Prime Minister to the Chairman and General Secretary of the NSCN to come to India at the earliest to carry forward and expedite the peace dialogue. The NSCN leadership expresses willingness to come to India after the procedural aspects are taken care of. It has been mutually decided to extend the cease-fire for another year with effect from August 1, 2002.
Representative of the Government of India.