Philippine President Benigno Aquino III speaks on national television from the Malacanang Palace in Manila on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. Mr. Aquino said his government had reached a preliminary peace agreement with the nation's largest Muslim rebel group in a major breakthrough toward ending a decades-long insurgency in the country's south. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III speaks on national television from the Malacanang Palace in Manila on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. Mr. Aquino said his government had reached a preliminary peace agreement with the nation's largest Muslim rebel group in a major breakthrough toward ending a decades-long insurgency in the country's south. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)