is the negotiating arm of the Communist Party of the Philippines which has been waging war against the Philippine government for more than four decades.
Jalandoni and some members of the NDFP
, an umbrella organization of 14 Marxist groups, have been meeting with government officials in an effort to hammer out a deal regarding the release of the 143 political prisoners who are still in prison in Manila and in other parts of the country.
represents the 45-year-old Communist Party of the Philippines and its military arm, the New People's Army.
Dayanghirang said that the government and the NDFP
panels seek to reach agreement on three remaining agenda items within 18 months to three years.
Several groups, including the (communist) National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP
) have challenged Aquino to fulfil his promises in one hundred days to pave the way for the resumption of peace talks between the NDFP
and the Philippine government," said Sison in an interview with Pinoy Weekly.