The Naga People’s Front (NPF) welcomed the recent meeting between the NNPGs and the NSCN-IM in Kolkata on October 17-18 and termed it "bold and rightful decision".
"The Naga people’s earnest prayer for unity and reconciliation is finally being answered by our Almighty God," NPF said.
The NPF congratulated the FNR for taking such initiative and for which the achievement will be marked as the red letter day for the Naga people and honoured the two groups for keeping the problems of the Naga people first and agreed to come under one term with a renewed spirit of commitment for reconciliation and unity between them.
The NPF also appreciated the two groups for "understanding the urgency to rise above our present condition and agreeing upon the commitment to the values of truth, forgiveness, justice and peace as the discerning power to help choose a shared future over the divisions of the past".
The NPF also expressed its hope that with this significant development and decision, the Nagas can be optimistic that "our long yearning for peace and unity amongst our brothers will be a reality soon and wishes both the groups the best for their next endeavor".
The NPF reiterated that it was formed as a political party with the objective and foremost priority for the early resolution to the Naga political issue and the party has fervently urged upon the Government of India to hear the cries of the Naga people and expedite resolution to the Naga political problem with the Naga negotiating groups to a logical conclusion that is honourable, acceptable and inclusive.