Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, right, receives a gong from Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Chairman Al Haj Murad, center, and MILF Peace Panel chief Mohagher Iqbal, left, before the historic signing of the framework agreement between the Philippine government and the MILF at the Malacanang Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines, on 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/Rouelle Umali, Pool)

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, right, receives a gong from Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Chairman Al Haj Murad, center, and MILF Peace Panel chief Mohagher Iqbal, left, before the historic signing of the framework agreement between the Philippine government and the MILF at the Malacanang Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines, on 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/Rouelle Umali, Pool)
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, right, receives a gong from Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Chairman Al Haj Murad, center, and MILF Peace Panel chief Mohagher Iqbal, left, before the historic signing of the framework agreement between the Philippine government and the MILF at the Malacanang Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines, on 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/Rouelle Umali, Pool)
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