Duterte to Offer Cabinet Posts to Philippine Communist Rebels

  • Concession part of efforts to revive stalled peace talks
  • Political prisoners may be released to build confidence

Presidential frontrunner Rodrigo Duterte during his final campaign rally.

Photographer: Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images

Rodrigo Duterte, the presumptive Philippine president, will offer a Cabinet position to the exiled founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines, Jose Maria Sison, who led an armed rebellion against the state.

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