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NSC hopes for positive signs ahead of next meeting

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Insurgent leaders have one month to show the government that they can control southern militants by ordering them to avoid shooting civilians, says National Security Council (NSC) chief Paradorn Pattanatabut. 

All parties concerned will consider the demands posed by the militant leaders, Lt Gen Paradorn said on Friday after reporting the outcome of the first round of peace talks to Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

But the government also hopes the six representatives of the Barisan Revolusi National (BRN) and Pattani United Liberation Organisation will show that they can control their operatives in the southernmost provinces.

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