A government peace negotiator has shrugged off threats made by Moro National Liberation Front chair Nur Misuari in relation to the peace deal reached by the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). Misuari has threatened to sue the government for crafting an agreement with the MILF that would replace the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), which he once led as governor. In an interview with the Philippine Daily Inquirer, Misuari said he can file a case against President Benigno Aquino III before the International Court of Justice. Government peace panel member Senen Bacani downplayed the threat although he stressed that the government is "respecting Misuari's opinion." He also said the MNLF would always be part of forming the Bangsamoro region.
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