Philippine President Benigno Aquino III addresses officials and Muslim rebels during tentative peace-signing ceremony between the government and the largest Muslim rebel group at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, Monday Oct. 15, 2012. Muslim rebels and the Philippine government overcame decades of bitter hostilities and took their first tentative step toward ending one of Asia's longest-running insurgencies with the ceremonial signing of a preliminary peace pact Monday that both sides said presented both a hope and a challenge. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III addresses officials and Muslim rebels during tentative peace-signing ceremony between the government and the largest Muslim rebel group at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, Monday Oct. 15, 2012. Muslim rebels and the Philippine government overcame decades of bitter hostilities and took their first tentative step toward ending one of Asia's longest-running insurgencies with the ceremonial signing of a preliminary peace pact Monday that both sides said presented both a hope and a challenge. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III addresses officials and Muslim rebels during tentative peace-signing ceremony between the government and the largest Muslim rebel group at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, Monday Oct. 15, 2012. Muslim rebels and the Philippine government overcame decades of bitter hostilities and took their first tentative step toward ending one of Asia's longest-running insurgencies with the ceremonial signing of a preliminary peace pact Monday that both sides said presented both a hope and a challenge. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
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