NSCN-IM's Announcement of Ceasefire
with Government of India
NATIONAL SOCIALIST COUNCIL OF NAGALAND
Dated Oking: 25 July 1997
Announcement of the Cease-fire Agreement between the Government of
India and the National Socialist Council of Nagaland.
I hereby announce this day, 25 July 1997, to every citizen of Nagalim
wherever they may be, that a Cease-fire Agreement has been entered into
between the Government of India and the National Socialist Council of
Nagaland to bring about a lasting political solution to the long drawn
out Indo-Naga issue. The Agreement reads:
"For securing a peaceful political solution, discussion has been held
between the Government of India and the NSCN leadership. It has been
mutually decided to cease fire for a period of three (3) months with
effect from the 1st of August 1997 and embark upon political level discussions."
(ISAK CHISHI SWU)