Jesus Dureza

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Jesus Dureza said : “I don’t think this is related with China,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, May 17, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : “I am more saddened about what happened, having to resign from my post primarily because of delicadeza (sense of propriety). I assure the Cordillera people, I will stand by you in pursuing what we have already started, lobbying for the passage of the law that will create the Autonomous Region in the Cordillera. I did not mean to orphan the autonomy advocates and I will make my presence felt in the Cordillera,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, December 8, 2018 7:36:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "He (Duterte) came to a point where he said there is no more enabling environment that will be conducive to the continuation of peace negotiations so he decided to cancel it finally," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, November 29, 2017 6:21:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "No less than the President issued a proclamation terminating with finality the peace negotiation so all other accessory agreements like the JASIG are deemed also terminated," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, November 28, 2017 7:07:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "He (Duterte) came to a point where he said there is no more enabling environment that will be conducive to the continuation of peace negotiations so he decided to cancel it finally," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, November 28, 2017 7:07:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “President Duterte has taken unprecedented steps and has walked the so-called extra mile to bring peace. However, the communist party and its armed elements have not shown reciprocity,” “There will be no peace negotiations anymore with the CPP/NPA/NDF until such a time as the desired enabling environment conducive to a change in the government’s position becomes evident. We will closely watch the developments,” External link

eurasiareview Monday, November 27, 2017 8:06:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza afirmou ( about Novo Exército ) : "Não vai haver mais negociações de paz com o Partido Comunista das Filipinas/Novo Exército do Povo/Nova Frente Democrática até que se verifique o ambiente propício para uma mudança de postura do Governo" External link

destak Wednesday, November 22, 2017 9:39:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "We are hereby announcing today the cancellation of all planned meetings with the CPP/NPA/NDF in line with President Duterte’s directive that there will be no more peace talks with them," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, November 22, 2017 7:46:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "The status is, the President announced the cancellation [of the peace talks.] Up to now there is no written cancellation," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 14, 2017 6:48:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : “There was a discussion on both sides, and the President reiterated his commitment using his own language: ‘I will continue to husband the approval of the BBL until it’s implementation,’” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 14, 2017 6:48:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : “We submit to the judgment call of Defense Secretary Lorenzana,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, August 22, 2017 5:55:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : "When Marawi erupted, he was sending me timely situation updates and offered if he could initiate talks with the Mautes," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, August 20, 2017 1:06:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "Kasi under our Constitution, there are two autonomous regions dapat: Bangsamoro and the Cordillera. Hindi na natuloy 'yung Cordillera dahil twice ding na-reject in a plebiscite. Administrative region lang," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 2, 2017 12:33:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Let’s wait for the results of the investigation. Still ongoing… My statement and the public knowing about their arrest hopefully will counter whatever plans if any the recruiters have,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, July 29, 2017 7:20:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Let’s wait for results of investigation. Still ongoing… My statement and the public knowing about their arrest hopefully will counter whatever plans if any the recruiters have,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, July 29, 2017 9:13:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “There is no ongoing ‘integration’ arrangement at all between the government and any group or faction under the peace process. This could be a scam or a handiwork of terrorists recruiting fighters to fight government,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, July 28, 2017 7:42:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : “There should be no preconditions in the negotiating table. Otherwise, it would look like one party is dominant and the other is just responding,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, March 5, 2017 4:01:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “They sold everything including their small sari sari store and borrowed from friends and relatives to raise that amount. The father was released but the captors still retained son Rexon,” “Nora had been agonizing over Rexon, her youngest of two children. Since last December, I would get texts and calls from her, most of the time crying, asking for help,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, March 1, 2017 4:57:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

herald Wednesday, March 1, 2017 4:53:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail,” External link

herald Wednesday, March 1, 2017 4:53:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

marianasvariety Wednesday, March 1, 2017 2:29:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, March 1, 2017 1:19:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Up to the last moment, many sectors, including the armed forces of the Philippines, exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best, but to no avail,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, March 1, 2017 1:19:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : “There were some negotiations done. May mga armed groups kasi tayo doon na friendly forces and they’ve recognized the leadership of the president, kaya they’ve been very helpful,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, February 28, 2017 11:11:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “They sold everything including their small sar-sari store and borrowed from friends and relatives to raise that amount,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, February 28, 2017 11:11:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Up to the last moment, many sectors, including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life,” External link

JakartaPost Tuesday, February 28, 2017 7:03:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Terrorism has no place in a country like ours and we as a people must confront violent extremism every time it rears its ugly head,” External link

JakartaPost Tuesday, February 28, 2017 7:03:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, February 28, 2017 12:29:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, February 28, 2017 9:18:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, February 28, 2017 9:18:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, February 28, 2017 9:18:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, February 28, 2017 8:58:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail," External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, February 28, 2017 8:58:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

abc-au Tuesday, February 28, 2017 6:08:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

arabtimes Tuesday, February 28, 2017 5:30:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

japantimes Tuesday, February 28, 2017 3:43:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

japantimes Tuesday, February 28, 2017 3:43:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail,” External link

japantimes Tuesday, February 28, 2017 3:43:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

antiguaobserver Tuesday, February 28, 2017 2:09:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

iafrica Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:58:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail," External link

iafrica Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:58:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:56:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:56:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

news-gazette Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:27:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:06:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail," External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:06:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

deutschewelle-en Tuesday, February 28, 2017 12:53:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Up to the last moment, many sectors, including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, February 27, 2017 11:50:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

scmp Monday, February 27, 2017 11:10:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail,” External link

scmp Monday, February 27, 2017 11:10:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

startribune Monday, February 27, 2017 10:16:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

CBSnews Monday, February 27, 2017 9:53:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

deutschewelle-en Monday, February 27, 2017 9:14:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

ibtimes Monday, February 27, 2017 9:01:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

digitaljournal Monday, February 27, 2017 8:39:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail," External link

digitaljournal Monday, February 27, 2017 8:39:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 27, 2017 8:34:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza disse : "Lamentamos e condenamos fortemente a decapitação barbárica de mais uma vítima de sequestro" External link

dn Monday, February 27, 2017 7:28:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

afp-en Monday, February 27, 2017 7:27:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail," External link

afp-en Monday, February 27, 2017 7:27:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

timesofmalta Monday, February 27, 2017 6:56:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

reuters Monday, February 27, 2017 6:19:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “I am appealing to them to please spare the life of innocent and helpless Kantner,” External link

JakartaPost Monday, February 27, 2017 6:13:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Up to the last moment, many sectors, including the armed forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life," External link

aljazeera-en Monday, February 27, 2017 5:37:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

digitaljournal Monday, February 27, 2017 4:54:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail," External link

digitaljournal Monday, February 27, 2017 4:54:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

afp-en Monday, February 27, 2017 4:36:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail," External link

afp-en Monday, February 27, 2017 4:36:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We welcome and respect the positive position coming from the leadership of the CPP/NPA/NDF. On the part of the Philippine government, we share the same commitment to work for just and lasting peace in the land,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, February 20, 2017 10:47:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "At the moment, he has clearly spoken on the directions we all in government should take," "As I always say, the road to just and lasting peace is not easy to traverse. There are humps and bumps, and curves and detours along the way. What is important is that we all stay the course" External link

breakingnews-ie Monday, February 6, 2017 5:16:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “At the moment, he has clearly spoken on the directions we all in government should take,” External link

japantimes Monday, February 6, 2017 2:34:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "If there is a person who has a passion for bringing peace in the land, si (it's) President Duterte. May mga directive siya ngayon (He has issued a directive), this is his track now to achieve that so let's see how it's going to roll out in the ground," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, February 6, 2017 10:23:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "At the moment, he has clearly spoken on the directions we all in government should take," External link

muscatinejournal Monday, February 6, 2017 9:10:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "At the moment, he has clearly spoken on the directions we all in government should take," External link

ABCnews Monday, February 6, 2017 8:47:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “At the moment, he has clearly spoken on the directions we all in government should take,” External link

japantimes Monday, February 6, 2017 7:29:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "At the moment, he has clearly spoken on the directions we all in government should take," External link

timescolonist Sunday, February 5, 2017 5:33:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "At the moment, he has clearly spoken on the directions we all in government should take," External link

miamiherald Sunday, February 5, 2017 4:58:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “At the moment, he has clearly spoken on the directions we all in government should take,” External link

therepublic Sunday, February 5, 2017 4:24:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo R Duterte ) : “We will respectfully recommend to President Rodrigo R. Duterte that the government continues to maintain and uphold the unilateral ceasefire,” External link

laht Friday, February 3, 2017 6:31:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The problem is they are all facing criminal charges in court and the President cannot just order the opening of the prison to let them go. There are judicial processes that must be observed,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, February 1, 2017 8:36:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "The road to peace is not easy to traverse. What is important is that we all stay the course," External link

timesofoman Wednesday, February 1, 2017 5:21:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "The road to peace is not easy to traverse. What is important is that we all stay the course," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, February 1, 2017 3:52:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “This will provide an enabling and conducive environment to the on-going peace talks. At the same, we will recommend that government forces continue to be relentless in their campaign to protect the civilians from harm and terrorism,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 1, 2017 2:47:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “This will provide an enabling and conducive environment to the on-going peace talks. At the same time, we will recommend that government forces continue to be relentless in their campaign to protect the civilians from harm and terrorism,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 1, 2017 2:47:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza commenté : «La route menant à la paix n'est pas facile à parcourir» External link

tdg Wednesday, February 1, 2017 1:36:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The road to peace is not easy to traverse. What is important is that we all stay the course,” External link

in-cyprus Wednesday, February 1, 2017 12:37:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "The road to peace is not easy to traverse. What is important is that we all stay the course," External link

thestar-my Wednesday, February 1, 2017 11:53:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "We do not wish to unnecessarily squander those gains that even saw (President Rodrigo) Duterte exercising strong political will to move the peace process forward," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, January 31, 2017 4:49:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “I take full responsibility for CoA disallowed payments to MedCo employees some 10 years ago,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, January 20, 2017 8:02:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "I asked what would be the consequence if this was later disallowed by COA, I was told all the recipients had to return what they received. I was told this was communicated to the whole staff. In fact, I now recall I even directed the finance division to get a written undertaking from the employees that they would return the amount they received if later on required to do so," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, January 20, 2017 9:27:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “These issues, although difficult, are surmountable with both sides sharing common aspirations for peace,” External link

iran-daily Thursday, January 19, 2017 3:05:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Tomorrow, we will be at the Vatican in the morning to hopefully meet the Pope and possibly hand to His Holiness a personal letter of President Duterte thanking Him for the Philippine papal visit,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, January 18, 2017 8:10:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The Philippine government views with optimism, although with managed expectations, the positive outcomes in the forthcoming resumption of peace negotiations…” External link

bulatlat Wednesday, January 18, 2017 7:25:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “although difficult, these issues are surmountable with both sides sharing common aspirations for peace” External link

bulatlat Wednesday, January 18, 2017 7:25:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The preparatory work and engagements by both sides, respectively headed by Secretary Silvestre Bello III and Fidel Agcaoili, even before the third round of talks auger well for possible significant progress with the hosting and facilitation of the Norwegian team headed by Ambassador Elisabeth Slattum,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, January 17, 2017 8:49:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "They were physically maltreated without any provocation," External link

ChinaPost Saturday, January 14, 2017 10:41:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The government official policy is not to pay ransom. You know why? The more money you give to them, the more it strengthens them, the more they are encouraged to continue that illegal trade,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, January 14, 2017 7:51:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : “They were physically maltreated without any provocation,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, January 14, 2017 6:41:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The two hostages even planned to escape but they could not. They discovered that the community around is very supportive,” “They are able to benefit from [the kidnappings]” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, January 14, 2017 6:41:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “They were physically maltreated without any provocation,” “They have been very stressed out. They were moved from one place to another, sometimes sleeping in forests, different houses, eating just dried fish and drinking water from brooks” External link

scmp Saturday, January 14, 2017 6:23:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The two hostages even planned to escape but they could not. They discovered that the community around is very supportive,” “They are able to benefit from [the kidnappings]” External link

scmp Saturday, January 14, 2017 6:23:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “They were physically maltreated without any provocation,” “They have been very stressed out. They were moved from one place to another, sometimes sleeping in forests, different houses, eating just dried fish and drinking water from brooks” External link

scmp Saturday, January 14, 2017 2:12:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The two hostages even planned to escape but they could not. They discovered that the community around is very supportive,” “They are able to benefit from [the kidnappings]” External link

scmp Saturday, January 14, 2017 2:12:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Negotiators must always be hopeful and optimistic. But we must manage all expectations because the [communist] rebellion cannot be wished away just like that,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, January 13, 2017 6:12:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We cannot solve your problems for you because we do not know what your problems are. That is why there is a need for you to sit down and discuss them and the possible solutions,” “We cannot promise to deliver all the needs you have mentioned, but what we can promise is that we will present your concerns during the negotiations,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, January 7, 2017 5:53:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza explained : “The negotiating table is a smaller table and only involves the government and the rebel groups. The ‘bigger peace table’ is the general public, which will be affected by the issues tackled in the smaller table. It is, therefore, important to listen to the bigger table,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, January 7, 2017 5:53:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “You understand your situations the best; therefore, you are also the ones who can suggest the best solutions. But for this to happen, you also need to come together as one,” External link

sunstar Saturday, January 7, 2017 1:01:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "By January, the president is expected to appoint the members," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 30, 2016 5:16:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "In our initial talks with the MILF last August 2016, we have agreed upon to raise the members from 15 to 21 so we can have more representatives, more inclusive memberships that represent other key sectors," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 30, 2016 5:16:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza explained : “The old BBL already underwent scrutiny but failed to be passed because of the Mamasapano incident, which put doubts on the level of trust in the talks. There were also issues on its constitutionality but there are sectors affirming that the old BBL is constitutionally-compliant],” External link

manilatimes Friday, December 30, 2016 4:42:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : “Let us just wait for the formal announcement,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, December 27, 2016 6:21:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Sabi niya (Duterte), we will continue to release prisoners pero huwag namang gawing parang pre-condition... We know naman in peace negotiations, you don't put up pre-conditions on both sides," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, December 12, 2016 8:02:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "Had a good, warm chat here at Philippine Consulate General in New York City with Ms. Loida Lewis, the famous Filipina in US where we had a lively animated exchange on President Duterte," External link

sunstar Friday, December 9, 2016 4:45:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “putting undue public pressure on the government which has already taken unprecedented steps may not yield their intended results” External link

bulatlat Wednesday, December 7, 2016 10:31:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We understand their angst and impatience but we are all forgetting that these efforts were never possible nor even imaginable in the previous times. It is only in the Duterte administration that these releases are all happening,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, December 6, 2016 9:04:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “We understand their angst and impatience but we are all forgetting that these efforts were never possible nor even imaginable in the previous times. It is only in the Duterte administration that these releases are all happening,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, December 6, 2016 2:05:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We understand their angst and impatience but we are all forgetting that these efforts were never possible nor even imaginable in the previous times. It is only during the Duterte administration that these releases are all happening,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, December 5, 2016 9:24:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “Earnest efforts have been ongoing on the releases of prisoners. But necessary legal processes take awhile as cases are within the jurisdiction of the judiciary, an independent and co-equal branch,” “We understand their angst and impatience but we are all forgetting that these efforts were never possible nor even imaginable in the previous times. It is only in the Duterte administration that these releases are all happening,” External link

manilatimes Monday, December 5, 2016 6:00:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Yung panununog na yan, kapag may bilateral ceasefire na tayo, we can already bring this up with them,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, November 29, 2016 7:11:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : “I think the sentiment across the table is that would like to do it as quickly as possible while the President is still the President of the country so there is a lot of time left in implementing the agreement,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, November 25, 2016 8:31:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We don’t respond to a specific questions that are outside the negotiation table because we have not yet taken that into account. You know you have to also help us nurture the environment of good negotiations,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, November 25, 2016 8:31:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told ( about Nur Misuari ) : “That was precisely why we are engaging Misuari in a separate track,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, November 8, 2016 8:44:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "Simultaneously, we must address both peace and development," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, November 8, 2016 10:48:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Nur Misuari ) : “The President caused the suspension of the hearings and the enforcement of the warrants of arrest against Misuari so he could participate in the peace process,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, November 7, 2016 8:53:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "They (foreign governments) may also be supportive of our development but ang process sa negotiation is something very internal to us," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, October 31, 2016 4:26:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "You know, the President is the so-called new kid on the block. And you will see on his statements and on the attentions the Sultan gives to him that perhaps, the Sultan is trying to observe and evaluate him as a person," External link

sunstar Tuesday, October 18, 2016 3:20:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Even during our time, we can achieve only milestones,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, October 6, 2016 8:34:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Even during our time, we can achieve only milestones,” External link

bloomberg Thursday, October 6, 2016 1:11:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Even during our time, we can achieve only milestones,” External link

todayonline Thursday, October 6, 2016 6:54:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza explained : “The previous ceasefires were unilateral. We need to craft mechanisms to monitor violations and resolve conflicts and issues arising from them,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, October 5, 2016 8:28:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : “These can only be done if we are able to agree on the more substantial issues of social and economic reforms. These are the more contentious issues and we expect humps and bumps during the peace negotiations,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, October 5, 2016 8:28:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “These recent breakthroughs were a convergence of efforts that President Duterte initiated getting the cooperation of the MNLF, the local governments, the stakeholders and the Armed Forces of the Philippines through their ongoing military operations in the area,” External link

sunstar Tuesday, October 4, 2016 3:26:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “I coordinated with General (Arnel) dela Vega of Task Force Sulu to facilitate smooth turnover,” External link

sunstar Tuesday, October 4, 2016 3:26:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “These can only be done if we are able to agree on the more substantial issues of social and economic reforms. These are the more contentious issues and we expect humps and bumps during the peace negotiations,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, October 3, 2016 8:41:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza explained : “The previous ceasefires were unilateral. We need to craft mechanisms to monitor violations and resolve conflicts and issues arising from them,” External link

sunstar Monday, October 3, 2016 2:29:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : “These can only be done if we are able to agree on the more substantial issues of social and economic reforms. These are the more contentious issues and we expect humps and bumps during the peace negotiations,” External link

sunstar Monday, October 3, 2016 2:29:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : “The turnover was smooth and now the three will get a medical check-up and a debriefing before being turned over to an Indonesian representative,” External link

arabnews Monday, October 3, 2016 4:14:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “These recent breakthroughs were a convergence of efforts that President Duterte initiated, getting the cooperation of the MNLF,” External link

arabnews Monday, October 3, 2016 4:14:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : “The turnover was smooth and now the three will get a medical checkup and a debriefing before being turned over to an Indonesian representative,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, October 2, 2016 8:55:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “These recent breakthroughs were a convergence of efforts that President Duterte initiated, getting the cooperation of the MNLF,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, October 2, 2016 8:55:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "The turnover was smooth and now the three will get a medical check-up and a debriefing before being turned over to an Indonesian representative," External link

afp-en Sunday, October 2, 2016 10:50:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "These recent breakthroughs were a convergence of efforts that President Duterte initiated, getting the cooperation of the MNLF," External link

afp-en Sunday, October 2, 2016 10:50:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "These recent breakthroughs were a convergence of efforts that President Duterte initiated getting the cooperation of the MNLF, the local governments, the stakeholders and the AFP (Armed Forces of the Philippines) through their ongoing military operations in the area," External link

sunstar Sunday, October 2, 2016 10:36:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Nur Misuari ) : “Chairman Misuari personally called me and informed me about another breakthrough in the efforts to recover hostages held by the Abu Sayyaf Group. I coordinated with Gen de la Vega, of Task Force Sulu to facilitate smooth turnover,” External link

thestar-my Sunday, October 2, 2016 10:01:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "Nakausap ko rin si [I have also talked to] Governor Totoh a while ago and he will be turning the three over to the military's Task Force Sulu, kina [to] General [Arnel] Dela Vega," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, October 2, 2016 8:57:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : "and other issues that are lined up," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 20, 2016 10:55:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "His first words when I spoke to him on the phone [were]: 'Thank you to President Duterte'," External link

rnzi Sunday, September 18, 2016 8:31:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Nur Misuari ) : "He is now released by captors and (is) staying overnight with Nur Misuari's camp... due to heavy rain," External link

afp-en Saturday, September 17, 2016 6:25:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “He was not feeling well in the morning so he missed the two sessions,” “But he was able to attend the East Asia Summit with 18 world leaders and the rest of the day’s remaining schedule until departure for Indonesia early evening,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, September 8, 2016 7:25:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “President Duterte clarifies story regarding FVR (Ramos) and drug campaign. President Duterte categorically denied media reports, claiming that former President Fidel Ramos was the original source of the so-called drug list,” External link

sunstar Thursday, September 8, 2016 7:40:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "state of lawlessness merely calls out the military or the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to do law enforcement operations normally done by the Philippine National Police (PNP)" External link

sunstar Saturday, September 3, 2016 6:50:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "State of lawlessness under the constitutional provision is separate and apart from the powers to declare martial law or suspend habeas corpus," External link

sunstar Saturday, September 3, 2016 6:50:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "state of lawlessness merely calls out the military or the AFP to do law enforcement operations normally done by the PNP" External link

sunstar Saturday, September 3, 2016 6:03:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "State of lawlessness under the constitutional provision is separate and apart from the powers to declare martial law or suspend habeas corpus," External link

sunstar Saturday, September 3, 2016 6:03:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “Not only has President Duterte walked the extra mile, he has also taken the step back to give the N.D.F. space under his democratic and inclusive government,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, August 30, 2016 11:28:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "They are reading the newspapers. But they also have people here. May listening force sila dito, but we have to make it also clear that we share values on protection of human rights and due process," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 29, 2016 5:26:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : ''There's still a lot of work to be done. So let's also manage our expectations,'' External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 29, 2016 5:26:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Front ) : ''The panels committed to recommend to the president the amnesty for all prisoners of CPP-NDF-NPA (Communist Party of the Philippines National Democratic Front New People's Army). However, we will leave that to the final judgment of president, but this will require concurrent of Congress,'' External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 29, 2016 2:07:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Sa ngayon kasi, nag-coincide lang 'yung unilateral ceasefire, although both indefinite. (The two unilateral ceasefires just coincided, although both are indefinite). But we need to come up with mechanisms to make the ceasefire work. For example, there will be joint monitoring teams that will bring up supposed violations that may happen in the course of the ceasefire," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 29, 2016 2:04:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “Not only has President Duterte walked the extra mile. He has also taken a step back to give the NDF space under his democratic and inclusive government,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, August 27, 2016 10:19:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : “We climbed over the barbed wire fence of the school in the dead of night and he looked all over for the guy whom he found in a bar. He simply went over to the guy, told him to stop it and punched him. Then we ran away while the gang pursued us,” External link

scmp Saturday, August 27, 2016 7:16:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza recalled ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “We had nothing to do with the rumble. We did not even know the guy. He [Duterte] simply punched him. He had the mindset of a punisher even when he was that young,” External link

scmp Saturday, August 27, 2016 7:16:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “Not only has President Duterte walked the extra mile. He has also taken a step back to give the NDF space under his democratic and inclusive government,” “We will go home with a promise of a just and lasting peace and our soldiers and the combatants of the NDF finally coming to terms that the war must end,” External link

sunstar Friday, August 26, 2016 7:55:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “Not only has President Duterte walked the extra mile, he has also taken the step back to give the N.D.F. space under his democratic and inclusive government,” External link

nytimes Friday, August 26, 2016 7:22:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "This is a historic and unprecedented event," External link

voanews Friday, August 26, 2016 5:38:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "There is still a lot of work to be done ahead. Let us all stay the course together, no matter what," External link

reuters Friday, August 26, 2016 4:33:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "There is still a lot of work to be done ahead. Let us all stay the course together, no matter what," External link

smh Friday, August 26, 2016 4:27:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "There is still a lot of work to be done ahead. Let us all stay the course together, no matter what," External link

thestar-my Friday, August 26, 2016 4:17:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza declarou : "É um acontecimento histórico e sem precedente (mas) ainda resta muito trabalho a ser feito" External link

zh-clicrbs Friday, August 26, 2016 3:41:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “So far so good sa three points namin. Successful na. But we still have a long way to go,” External link

bulatlat Wednesday, August 24, 2016 6:59:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “With the kind of ambience on both sides, I don’t think there would be big obstacles. Parang maganda ‘yung usapan across the table,” External link

bulatlat Wednesday, August 24, 2016 6:59:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “When they embraced after not having seen each other for a long time, it was not only warm. It was touching,” External link

bulatlat Wednesday, August 24, 2016 6:59:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “As I always say: ‘Let's all stay the course! No matter what! Who knows? This may perhaps be our last chance in our own lifetime to make this shared dream come true,’” External link

sunstar Tuesday, August 23, 2016 2:01:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We all went through several break down of talks. We stumbled due to ‘preconditions’, so-called ‘hardline non-negotiable positions’, the ghost of the now obsolete ‘status of belligerency’ rearing its ugly head from time to time. There were many more of these obstacles,” External link

sunstar Tuesday, August 23, 2016 2:01:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “President Rodrigo Duterte has committed his presidency to bringing a definitive and final peace settlement to our troubled land. We who are in government are working now under his leadership and guidance to bring about this commonly shared dream,” External link

sunstar Tuesday, August 23, 2016 2:01:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “This should be more of a coming together of Filipinos interested to see changes in the land -- in our land, to be shared for and by all. If we can, let's no longer call our engagements as negotiations but instead a shared national ‘conversation’ a ‘dialogue’ where we find together common grounds, bridge the divides and seek common dreams to share,” External link

sunstar Tuesday, August 23, 2016 2:01:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "There is fresh euphoria among our people about the prospects of peace negotiations," External link

deutschewelle-en Monday, August 22, 2016 5:56:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We are all witness how he had taken bold steps, the unprecedented and historic release of our detainess, to make them available to the negotiations," External link

aa-en Monday, August 22, 2016 5:37:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The duration of the cease-fire will last for as long as necessary to bring peace in the land and also in order to provide an enabling environment for the success of the peace negotiations,” External link

therepublic Monday, August 22, 2016 4:30:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Our citizens deserve no less. They wish to live peaceful lives bereft of the costs and tragic consequences of conflict and violence. The enabling environment brought about by this silencing of the guns will hopefully go a long way in bringing about an expeditious and early resolution to our differences and aspirations that have long divided us as a people,” “As we all know, in full support for the orderly and effective conduct of the peace negotiations, President Duterte has caused the unprecedented release from detention of 20 prisoners who are needed in the peace negotiations. As we speak, there is continuing effort to make available in the Oslo peace talks resumption as many of them as possible,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, August 20, 2016 7:39:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "The duration of the cease-fire will last for as long as necessary to bring peace in the land and also in order to provide an enabling environment for the success of the peace negotiations," External link

startribune Saturday, August 20, 2016 7:04:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The duration of the cease-fire will last for as long as necessary to bring peace in the land and also in order to provide an enabling environment for the success of the peace negotiations,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, August 20, 2016 4:22:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Our citizens deserve no less. They wish to live peaceful lives bereft of the costs and tragic consequences of armed conflict and violence,” External link

bulatlat Saturday, August 20, 2016 3:03:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “With their release, in addition to more than a dozen of NDF consultants earlier granted bail and already freed, one more stumbling block is removed. We are looking forward to fruitful but intense negotiations in Oslo,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, August 19, 2016 7:43:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We have agreed to expedite the peace process by simultaneously holding negotiations on five major agenda items by creating respective reciprocal working groups,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, August 19, 2016 7:43:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "With their release, in addition to more than a dozen of NDF consultants earlier granted bail and already freed, one more stumbling block [to peace] is removed," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, August 19, 2016 5:40:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “There should be no longer any doubt that President Rodrigo Duterte is serious and determined to find a peaceful solution to the decades old insurgency in the country, following the release of Benito and Wilma Tiamzon,” External link

sunstar Friday, August 19, 2016 11:14:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza souligné : «Laissez-moi vous prévenir que ces discussions ne sont pas une tâche facile» External link

elmoudjahid Saturday, August 13, 2016 11:35:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza souligné : «une étape clé pour la paix à Mindanao (grande île du sud de l'archipel)» External link

elmoudjahid Saturday, August 13, 2016 11:35:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We hope that with the 17th Congress, it will be a brighter future for the enabling law,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, August 13, 2016 8:24:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We’d like to see it also as test bed, a model for what could be a federal state later on when we establish the federal set-up in the Philippines,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, August 13, 2016 8:24:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza souligné : "Laissez-moi vous prévenir que ces discussions ne sont pas une tâche facile" External link

rtl-BE Saturday, August 13, 2016 3:46:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza souligné : "une étape clé pour la paix à Mindanao (grande île du sud de l'archipel)" External link

rtl-BE Saturday, August 13, 2016 3:46:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza souligné : "Laissez-moi vous prévenir que ces discussions ne sont pas une tâche facile" External link

lyonne-republicaine Saturday, August 13, 2016 3:35:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza souligné : "une étape clé pour la paix à Mindanao (grande île du sud de l'archipel)" External link

lyonne-republicaine Saturday, August 13, 2016 3:35:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza souligné : "Laissez-moi vous prévenir que ces discussions ne sont pas une tâche facile" External link

lepopulaire Saturday, August 13, 2016 2:41:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza souligné : "une étape clé pour la paix à Mindanao (grande île du sud de l'archipel)" External link

lepopulaire Saturday, August 13, 2016 2:41:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “It will be one key effort in repelling these terror groupings,” External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, August 13, 2016 1:52:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "The Philippine government has come here in fullf force to demonstrate how serious we are in implementing all the peace agreements we have signed so far," External link

sunstar Saturday, August 13, 2016 1:45:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "The Philippine government has come here in fullf force to demonstrate how serious we are in implementing all the peace agreements we have signed so far," External link

sunstar Saturday, August 13, 2016 12:47:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "We'd like to see it also as test bed, a model for what could be a federal state later on when we establish the federal set-up in the Philippines," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, August 13, 2016 11:48:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The warrant is out and he is considered a fugitive. Any effort to get him out have to go through the legal process, we cannot short cut. Whatever it will be, we will have to comply with the legal process,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, August 12, 2016 7:38:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We will do our best to achieve certain milestones,” “We are appealing to the Bangsamoro to come together and work (out) their difference(s) and come up with their proposed enabling law” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, August 12, 2016 7:38:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The couple occupies a strategic leadership role in the talks as high ranking leaders of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP),” “Their participation ensures an inclusive outcome, hopefully to end conflict and bring about comprehensive and sustainable peace throughout the land, as envisioned by President Duterte and his administration,” External link

sunstar Friday, August 12, 2016 12:52:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We are all set, unless something happens in between but I don’t think there will be, so we look forward to the resumption of the peace talk,” External link

sunstar Tuesday, August 9, 2016 8:56:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The schedule is still be the same, we are going to meet with them on August 22, that is the set date for the meeting in Oslo, Norway,” External link

sunstar Tuesday, August 9, 2016 8:56:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Traveling the peace road is not a well paved road, there will be humps and bumps along the way, but we’re staying the course” External link

sunstar Tuesday, August 9, 2016 8:56:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "The President was very clear and unequivocal. He said, may I say it clearly, 'If there is another landmine, I will call off the talks,'" External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 9, 2016 11:31:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We need to sit with him person to person to take this up in great detail. It will happen as soon as this issue on his facing a warrant of arrest is cleared," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 9, 2016 11:31:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “That is why there are proposed amendments that are already with the President that will unclog bottlenecks in development efforts in areas where there is conflict. We want to do this because we cannot make the people wait anymore for the peace dividends that were promised to them,” “We will also take a look at the existing mechanisms of procurement to find possible ways of speeding up the process. We would like to hurry in our development work. We cannot make our people become anxious and restless when they do not felt the benefits from the dividends of peace,” External link

sunstar Monday, August 8, 2016 10:04:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza explained : “We are members of Guardians Brotherhood. It’s a fraternal group of people. It started as a military fraternal group. Then they got also civilians as members,” External link

scmp Friday, August 5, 2016 3:18:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The effort is to bring him out of Indanan,” “The warrant is out and he is considered a fugitive. Any effort to get him out must go through the legal process. It is for his lawyers to initiate a reinvestigation of his case” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, August 4, 2016 8:44:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We have to go through a very tedious and legal process to make it happen,” “As much as we can, we would like them to be there [at the negotiations] but they should pass through judicial processes. It’s now the judiciary that takes primary control on how it’s going to happen” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, August 2, 2016 7:10:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “As to whether or not they will eventually be released, [that] will depend really on the judicial procedure,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, August 2, 2016 7:10:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Front ) : “He has already directed our government panel, my office, to go to Kuala Lumpur within the next two weeks,” “We’re preparing already for that particular trip. We still have to make a lot of preparations along that line. But yes, it’s not just the CPP-NPA-NDF [Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front] that we need to deal with. We’ll work on another very important meeting in KL with government and the Bangsamoro sector,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, August 2, 2016 7:10:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Let’s see. Let us not preempt the President. We will study all options,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, August 1, 2016 8:07:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “He [Duterte] was really very presidential in all his statements. You know, his main concern is really how to bring about sustainable peace in the country. We will address this in the most strategic [way],” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, August 1, 2016 8:07:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Indeed, this is a welcome development. It affirms the value of the president’s firm actions for peace. This is what we have been waiting for,” External link

sunstar Sunday, July 31, 2016 8:05:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "This is what we have been waiting for," External link

trust2 Sunday, July 31, 2016 7:02:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “This is what we have been waiting for,” “The leadership of the CPP/NPA/NDF announced through the media its belated but still strategic and awaited decision to also declare its own unilateral ceasefire” External link

scmp Sunday, July 31, 2016 6:02:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "It is very clear that the the president walked the extra mile for peace. And no doubt, he will still continue to do so at any given opportunity," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, July 31, 2016 4:34:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "It affirms the value of the (Duterte's) firm actions for peace. This is what we have been waiting for," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, July 31, 2016 4:34:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "In the meantime, disturbing messages from the ranks of the NPA were monitored. Its Southern Mindanao Regional Command claimed the government's unilateral ceasefire was 'non-existent' as it also blamed the AFP (Armed Forces of the Philippines) as 'sabotaging' the ceasefire. Its leadership also belittled the efforts of the President, saying that he could not dictate on the revolutionaries," "By 7 p.m., knowing that an unanswered ceasefire declaration was not for the best interest of the nation, the President then authorized the release of a statement declaring the lifting of the ceasefire," External link

sunstar Sunday, July 31, 2016 12:13:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "This is what we have been waiting for," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, July 31, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "This is what we have been waiting for," External link

thestar-my Sunday, July 31, 2016 10:24:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "This is what we have been waiting for," External link

reuters Sunday, July 31, 2016 9:57:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "From the above, it is very clear that the President walked the extra mile for peace. And no doubt, he will still continue to do so at any given opportunity," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, July 31, 2016 9:47:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza noted : "there was still no declaration from them [NDF]" External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, July 31, 2016 9:47:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : "Its leadership also belittled the efforts of the President , saying that he could not dictate on the revolutionaries," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, July 31, 2016 9:47:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "knowing that an unanswered ceasefire declaration was not for the best interest of the nation," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, July 31, 2016 9:47:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "there was none at the moment" External link

ibtimes-uk Saturday, July 30, 2016 6:52:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Let's wait (for word) from the President," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, July 30, 2016 1:01:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "I have not found any indication at all that the AFP is sabotaging," External link

sunstar Saturday, July 30, 2016 10:09:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "It will not, in any way, affect the peace talks," "Who is saying it will not push through?... We’re pushing through on this [peace negotiations between the government peace panel and its counterparts from the communist groups]," External link

sunstar Saturday, July 30, 2016 10:09:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : "If you watch that very closely, when he declared a unilateral ceasefire, he was expecting that there will be also a corresponding declaration on the other side, it did not happen," External link

sunstar Saturday, July 30, 2016 10:09:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "The resumption was postponed to next month from late July to make sure that all negotiators are available," External link

aa-en Thursday, July 28, 2016 8:06:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Nur Misuari ) : “Let me disclose to you that last night, Misuari sent word to me that he is already marshaling his forces there in order to try and work out the release of seven or 10 Indonesians that are being held [by the Abu Sayyaf],” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, July 28, 2016 7:45:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We will task them to first unite, go come together and craft another enabling law that will replace the BBL. I think this is the next best thing we can do," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 28, 2016 5:38:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "The way forward is for us to assure all these with whom we signed agreements, the MILF, the MNLF, that this administration is committed to implement all signed agreements," "And because the CAB is the most recent, it will be the mechanism of the CAB will set in motion, in order to restart where we left off because the BBL is not approved by Congress," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 28, 2016 5:38:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "It was clear that he was asking President Duterte for a good, clear road map or marching order on what the mission will be," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 27, 2016 11:17:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Peace ) : “This (Road Map to Peace) will cover our engagements with the Bangsamoro and the CPP-NPA-NDF, and then, of course, our effort to do closure to the agreements with the other rebel groups like the Cordillera People’s Liberation Army and the RBB,” External link

sunstar Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:12:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Mahirap naman yang nakipag-usap tayo sa CPP-NPA-NDF across the table, meron kayong pag-usapan anong pwedeng gawin natin, pagkatapos yung mga pwersa natin sa ground nagbabakbakan?" External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 26, 2016 12:29:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We would start where the peace overture was stopped and take off from there,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, July 24, 2016 8:00:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The council will finalize the position first so that the former President can represent the Philippines very well,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, July 23, 2016 7:53:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added ( about Nur Misuari ) : "We are now in the process of implementing the peace agreements that have been signed, first, in 1996 with the Moro National Liberation Front of Nur Misuari; then, we have the recent CAB or the Comprehensive Agreement for the Bangsamoro with the MILF; and, of course, we have also to deal with the governance unit called the Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao covered by Republic Act 9054. Perhaps we can put also in the same level the concerns of the IPs or the Lumad as covered by the Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Act," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 20, 2016 8:34:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Commission ) : "We are going to pick up the pieces which were left off from the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro," "We will now recompose under the roadmap as approved by the President the membership of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 20, 2016 8:34:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "I can sign a hundred peace agreements but if those on the ground do not immediately feel the dividends of peace, those agreements will not be sustainable," External link

sunstar Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:24:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "implementation stage as the time for negotiations are over," External link

sunstar Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:24:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We also have to address the community, the enabling environment that provided this kind of an upsurge of criminality that is...even barbaric," "So how will we deal with the Abu Sayyaf? It has to be a comprehensive approach, deal with the community, deal with force with those who commit criminal acts and address it on a calibrated level. You just cannot bang out there because there is the whole community that is involved," External link

sunstar Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:24:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "The policy remains the same that those who have committed crimes have to be answerable for their crimes, whether you call them Abu Sayyaf or whatever. If you commit criminal act, then you have to be responsible for this," External link

sunstar Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:24:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "I am elated that justice has been served with this decision," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, July 19, 2016 3:47:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "This is just a temporary release [and] this will have to be with the approval of the courts" External link

sunstar Tuesday, July 19, 2016 2:50:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "This is just a temporary release [and] this will have to be with the approval of the courts" External link

sunstar Tuesday, July 19, 2016 2:36:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "This is a milestone because as you know, the peace talks broke down four years ago," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 19, 2016 2:08:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "The president directed yesterday for the different agencies of government to start working on the possible temporary release of members of the CPP-NPA-NDF who will participate in the peace negotiations," "The legal procedures will have to be followed accordingly" External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 19, 2016 2:08:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "I rejoice over this decision that has already given her what she rightly deserves which is justice," External link

AP Tuesday, July 19, 2016 11:56:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “When Malaysian authorities recovered the vessels on said date, it was found out that its crew were already missing and believed to be abducted,” External link

JakartaPost Tuesday, July 19, 2016 9:53:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “There will be a change of command but let me assure everyone that there will be no transition as they use to call it. We would like to use the word ‘continuity’,” External link

reliefWeb Saturday, July 9, 2016 8:17:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Hindi lang pwedeng piece of paper o peace agreements, it will not be sustainable. Dapat may katuwang na development. (It is not enough that we have signed peace agreements, it will not be sustainable. We must couple it with development.),” “In other words, when you sign agreements, you must always make the people feel that there are dividends for peace because it is development that will sustain all these gains” External link

reliefWeb Saturday, July 9, 2016 8:17:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza concluded ( about Peace ) : “We like to invite you to continue being with us. There are a few changes but, definitely, we will continue what the previous Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process has done because Secretary Ging Deles also built on the work of previous peace advisers,” External link

reliefWeb Saturday, July 9, 2016 8:17:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We will also look at the other Moro leaders that have to be considered,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, July 2, 2016 7:34:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “So what is emerging is that we will have one law that we will try and converge on, but what is really important is that our Moro brothers get together as one,” “We’ve already made a good start when they expressed to President Duterte their intention to come together” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, July 2, 2016 7:34:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told ( about Sir ) : “Marites said, ‘Sir, there are even children who would guard us with guns, some of them are 12 years old,’” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, June 28, 2016 10:42:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “They don’t have schools there, they don’t have facilities, they’re just poor,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, June 28, 2016 10:42:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The members of the community will even provide them with a security cordon to protect these hostages and also the hostage takers,” “Most of the community members also benefit [from the ransoms paid]. In other words, it has been a source of livelihood for the community,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, June 28, 2016 10:42:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : “They are just in it for the money. They find this a very lucrative way of earning money,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, June 28, 2016 10:42:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We cannot deal with this situation just because the people are saying that you should attack them at once. There is a community around it and you have to address the reasons why they are also involved in that way,” “They are isolated. They are very poor. They don’t have schools there. There is no government there. They have not felt the presence of government. We should also address that, not only the terrorists there,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, June 28, 2016 10:42:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : “It has to be a calibrated approach,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, June 28, 2016 10:42:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : "She told me her captors roused her at dawn and ordered her to pack up, telling her: 'You are going home,'" External link

abc-au Monday, June 27, 2016 9:58:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : "She told me her captors roused her at dawn and ordered her to pack up, telling her: 'You are going home,'" External link

ChinaPost Saturday, June 25, 2016 3:01:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "She told me her captors roused her at dawn and ordered her to pack up, telling her: 'You are going home,'" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, June 24, 2016 11:43:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Abdusakur Tan ) : “When I was in Oslo, I was in touch with our local contact, Governor [Abdusakur] Tan. He made all the efforts,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, June 24, 2016 7:12:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "She told me her captors roused her at dawn and ordered her to pack up, telling her: 'You are going home,'" External link

upi Friday, June 24, 2016 5:44:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : "She told me her captors roused her at dawn and ordered her to pack up, telling her: 'You are going home,'" External link

abc-au Friday, June 24, 2016 2:07:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : "She told me her captors roused her at dawn and ordered her to pack up, telling her: 'You are going home,'" External link

radioaustralianews Friday, June 24, 2016 1:53:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : "She told me her captors roused her at dawn and ordered her to pack up, telling her: 'You are going home,'" External link

BangkokPost Friday, June 24, 2016 11:36:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "Marites (is) with me now. (We) just (landed) in Davao. Norwegian release still being arranged," External link

thestar-my Friday, June 24, 2016 11:01:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : “She told me her captors roused her at dawn and ordered her to pack up, telling her: ‘You are going home,’” External link

scmp Friday, June 24, 2016 10:55:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza told ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “I received words that Flor had been released and the plan is to bring her to Davao, to incoming President (Rodrigo) Duterte. I am on my way to Jolo to pick up the released hostage, I’ll bring her to Davao to present her to Duterte,” External link

thestar-my Friday, June 24, 2016 10:15:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : "She told me her captors roused her at dawn and ordered her to pack up, telling her: 'You are going home,'" External link

afp-en Friday, June 24, 2016 10:10:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Four years after [the negotiations’] breakdown and collapse, we are now on the threshold of a resumption of the stalled peace talks with the CPP-NPA-NDF,” External link

manilatimes Friday, June 17, 2016 8:03:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “Now, new sparks of the dawning Rodrigo Duterte presidency are re-igniting the peace landscape. After our two-day Oslo parley, there is now evident optimism and trust. There is mutual enthusiasm and hope, not only among us negotiators across the table, but most significantly, among us all Filipinos, in whose behalf all these efforts are being done in the first place. Yet, the road ahead to trek is not that always smooth and easy,” External link

manilatimes Friday, June 17, 2016 8:03:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "We will recommend the release of all political prisoners to Duterte once he assumes the presidency and both sides will work for an interim ceasefire to boost the formal resumption of peace talks in the third week of July in Oslo," External link

deutschewelle-en Thursday, June 16, 2016 11:57:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “We will recommend the release of all political prisoners to Duterte once he assumes the presidency and both sides will work for an interim ceasefire to boost the formal resumption of peace talks in the third week of July in Oslo,” External link

MaltaToday Thursday, June 16, 2016 10:43:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza told ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "We will recommend the release of all political prisoners to Duterte once he assumes the presidency and both sides will work for an interim ceasefire to boost the formal resumption of peace talks in the third week of July in Oslo," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, June 16, 2016 8:38:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza told ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “We will recommend the release of all political prisoners to Duterte once he assumes the presidency and both sides will work for an interim ceasefire to boost the formal resumption of peace talks in the third week of July in Oslo,” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, June 16, 2016 6:48:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza told ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "We will recommend the release of all political prisoners to Duterte once he assumes the presidency and both sides will work for an interim ceasefire to boost the formal resumption of peace talks in the third week of July in Oslo," External link

reuters-in Thursday, June 16, 2016 6:32:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza told ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "We will recommend the release of all political prisoners to Duterte once he assumes the presidency and both sides will work for an interim ceasefire to boost the formal resumption of peace talks in the third week of July in Oslo," External link

reuters Thursday, June 16, 2016 5:30:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Both sides agreed that since the government participants have not yet assumed office, the consensus points, if any, will be initialed for authentication purposes at the close of the informal talks and to be formalized soon after President-elect Duterte admistration has assumed office," External link

sunstar Wednesday, June 15, 2016 3:48:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We will do that, we will cross the bridge when we get there because negotiations are very sensitive,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, June 9, 2016 7:53:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Truth to tell, I had to go back to my records as I clearly remember that I signed as GRP panel chair in Oct 2001 with my counterpart, then panel (now MILF) chair Kagi Murad the Manual of Instructions for CCCH (ceasefire) and LMT (monitors) in Malaysia,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, February 4, 2015 7:03:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “What I cannot understand is why up to now, Malacanang or the PNP higher headquarters have not released this vital information in fairness to our fallen SAF commandos,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, February 4, 2015 7:03:00 PM EAT



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peace adviser24.52%EN11/23/201723/11/2017
secretary18.74%EN10/01/201701/10/2017
negotiator2.14%EN09/18/201718/09/2017
peace minister0.11%EN09/01/201701/09/2017
minister0.11%EN09/01/201701/09/2017
philippines peace minister0.11%EN09/01/201701/09/2017
envoy5.35%EN07/06/201706/07/2017
conseiller3.64%FR06/29/201729/06/2017
advisor0.54%EN05/31/201731/05/2017
philippine government envoy0.21%EN02/28/201728/02/2017
responsable du gouvernement philippin0.11%FR02/28/201728/02/2017
philippines government envoy0.32%EN02/27/201727/02/2017
peace secretary0.43%EN02/16/201716/02/2017
philippines peace secretary0.11%EN02/16/201716/02/2017
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president0.54%EN02/01/201701/02/2017
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aide0.64%EN01/20/201720/01/2017
senior aide2.36%EN01/14/201714/01/2017
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security adviser0.11%EN12/07/201607/12/2016
cabinet secretary0.11%EN10/18/201618/10/2016
président philippin0.11%FR09/18/201618/09/2016
member0.86%EN09/11/201611/09/2016
counsellor0.21%EN09/05/201605/09/2016
representative0.21%EN08/26/201626/08/2016
foreign affairs secretary0.11%EN08/13/201613/08/2016
philippine peace adviser0.11%EN07/19/201619/07/2016
panel chief0.11%EN06/24/201624/06/2016
Names Lang Count
Jesus DurezaEN84.16%
Jesus DurezaFR10.95%
Jesus DurezaEU3.35%
Jesus DurezaPT0.90%
Jesús DurezaPT0.63%
Jesus DurezzaIT0.00%
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Carlito Galvez said ( about Jesus Dureza ) : “I personally conveyed my request to OPAPP and I told Secretary Dureza, ‘Can I be some sort of consultant?’ He accepted my request,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, December 5, 2018 6:21:00 PM EAT

Rodrigo Duterte said ( about Jesus Dureza ) : “He (Solitario) was commissioned by Dureza. He proposed many things, mostly about talking peace to the Mautes or bargaining for the hostages; for the release of hostages. I confirm that it really happened,” External link

manilatimes Sunday, September 10, 2017 10:50:00 AM EAT

Rodrigo Duterte said ( about Jesus Dureza ) : "Yes, correct. He was commissioned by Dureza. It was with the acquiescence, not expressly ni Secretary (Delfin) Lorenzana. Dureza, and I and Lorenzana had a talk on the desire of Solitario to surrender 'cause he found out his name was on the list," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, September 9, 2017 7:18:00 PM EAT

Fidel Agcaoili said ( about Jesus Dureza ) : “The NDFP cannot acknowledge receipt of the 07 February 2017 email letter of Sec. Dureza. The NDFP cannot be a party to an unjust, unreasonable and improper termination of the JASIG. The GRP bears full responsibility for its unilateral decision,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, February 9, 2017 10:48:00 PM EAT

Fidel Agcaoili said ( about Jesus Dureza ) : "Sec. Dureza should not forget that we have had three rounds of formal talks (with another round scheduled in April 2017) and that we have made considerable advances towards forging the comprehensive agreement on social and economic reforms in order to meet the deadline set this year. We have also succeeded in exchanging tentative drafts for the comprehensive agreement on political and constitutional reforms," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, January 31, 2017 11:29:00 PM EAT

Teresita Quintos-Deles added ( about Jesus Dureza ) : “The gesture is much appreciated, Secretary [Dureza] and I agreed that together with our teams, we will be working to ensure that there will be a seamless transition,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, May 31, 2016 7:22:00 PM EAT

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Jesus Dureza said : “I don’t think this is related with China,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, May 17, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : “I am more saddened about what happened, having to resign from my post primarily because of delicadeza (sense of propriety). I assure the Cordillera people, I will stand by you in pursuing what we have already started, lobbying for the passage of the law that will create the Autonomous Region in the Cordillera. I did not mean to orphan the autonomy advocates and I will make my presence felt in the Cordillera,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, December 8, 2018 7:36:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "He (Duterte) came to a point where he said there is no more enabling environment that will be conducive to the continuation of peace negotiations so he decided to cancel it finally," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, November 29, 2017 6:21:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "No less than the President issued a proclamation terminating with finality the peace negotiation so all other accessory agreements like the JASIG are deemed also terminated," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, November 28, 2017 7:07:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "He (Duterte) came to a point where he said there is no more enabling environment that will be conducive to the continuation of peace negotiations so he decided to cancel it finally," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, November 28, 2017 7:07:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “President Duterte has taken unprecedented steps and has walked the so-called extra mile to bring peace. However, the communist party and its armed elements have not shown reciprocity,” “There will be no peace negotiations anymore with the CPP/NPA/NDF until such a time as the desired enabling environment conducive to a change in the government’s position becomes evident. We will closely watch the developments,” External link

eurasiareview Monday, November 27, 2017 8:06:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza afirmou ( about Novo Exército ) : "Não vai haver mais negociações de paz com o Partido Comunista das Filipinas/Novo Exército do Povo/Nova Frente Democrática até que se verifique o ambiente propício para uma mudança de postura do Governo" External link

destak Wednesday, November 22, 2017 9:39:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "We are hereby announcing today the cancellation of all planned meetings with the CPP/NPA/NDF in line with President Duterte’s directive that there will be no more peace talks with them," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, November 22, 2017 7:46:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "The status is, the President announced the cancellation [of the peace talks.] Up to now there is no written cancellation," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 14, 2017 6:48:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : “There was a discussion on both sides, and the President reiterated his commitment using his own language: ‘I will continue to husband the approval of the BBL until it’s implementation,’” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 14, 2017 6:48:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : “We submit to the judgment call of Defense Secretary Lorenzana,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, August 22, 2017 5:55:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : "When Marawi erupted, he was sending me timely situation updates and offered if he could initiate talks with the Mautes," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, August 20, 2017 1:06:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "Kasi under our Constitution, there are two autonomous regions dapat: Bangsamoro and the Cordillera. Hindi na natuloy 'yung Cordillera dahil twice ding na-reject in a plebiscite. Administrative region lang," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, August 2, 2017 12:33:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Let’s wait for the results of the investigation. Still ongoing… My statement and the public knowing about their arrest hopefully will counter whatever plans if any the recruiters have,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, July 29, 2017 7:20:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Let’s wait for results of investigation. Still ongoing… My statement and the public knowing about their arrest hopefully will counter whatever plans if any the recruiters have,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, July 29, 2017 9:13:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “There is no ongoing ‘integration’ arrangement at all between the government and any group or faction under the peace process. This could be a scam or a handiwork of terrorists recruiting fighters to fight government,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, July 28, 2017 7:42:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : “There should be no preconditions in the negotiating table. Otherwise, it would look like one party is dominant and the other is just responding,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, March 5, 2017 4:01:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “They sold everything including their small sari sari store and borrowed from friends and relatives to raise that amount. The father was released but the captors still retained son Rexon,” “Nora had been agonizing over Rexon, her youngest of two children. Since last December, I would get texts and calls from her, most of the time crying, asking for help,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, March 1, 2017 4:57:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

herald Wednesday, March 1, 2017 4:53:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail,” External link

herald Wednesday, March 1, 2017 4:53:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

marianasvariety Wednesday, March 1, 2017 2:29:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, March 1, 2017 1:19:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Up to the last moment, many sectors, including the armed forces of the Philippines, exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best, but to no avail,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, March 1, 2017 1:19:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : “There were some negotiations done. May mga armed groups kasi tayo doon na friendly forces and they’ve recognized the leadership of the president, kaya they’ve been very helpful,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, February 28, 2017 11:11:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “They sold everything including their small sar-sari store and borrowed from friends and relatives to raise that amount,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, February 28, 2017 11:11:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Up to the last moment, many sectors, including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life,” External link

JakartaPost Tuesday, February 28, 2017 7:03:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Terrorism has no place in a country like ours and we as a people must confront violent extremism every time it rears its ugly head,” External link

JakartaPost Tuesday, February 28, 2017 7:03:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, February 28, 2017 12:29:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, February 28, 2017 9:18:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, February 28, 2017 9:18:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, February 28, 2017 9:18:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, February 28, 2017 8:58:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail," External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, February 28, 2017 8:58:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

abc-au Tuesday, February 28, 2017 6:08:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

arabtimes Tuesday, February 28, 2017 5:30:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

japantimes Tuesday, February 28, 2017 3:43:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

japantimes Tuesday, February 28, 2017 3:43:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail,” External link

japantimes Tuesday, February 28, 2017 3:43:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

antiguaobserver Tuesday, February 28, 2017 2:09:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

iafrica Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:58:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail," External link

iafrica Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:58:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:56:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:56:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

news-gazette Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:27:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:06:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail," External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:06:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

deutschewelle-en Tuesday, February 28, 2017 12:53:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Up to the last moment, many sectors, including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, February 27, 2017 11:50:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

scmp Monday, February 27, 2017 11:10:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail,” External link

scmp Monday, February 27, 2017 11:10:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

startribune Monday, February 27, 2017 10:16:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

CBSnews Monday, February 27, 2017 9:53:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

deutschewelle-en Monday, February 27, 2017 9:14:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” External link

ibtimes Monday, February 27, 2017 9:01:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

digitaljournal Monday, February 27, 2017 8:39:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail," External link

digitaljournal Monday, February 27, 2017 8:39:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 27, 2017 8:34:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza disse : "Lamentamos e condenamos fortemente a decapitação barbárica de mais uma vítima de sequestro" External link

dn Monday, February 27, 2017 7:28:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

afp-en Monday, February 27, 2017 7:27:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail," External link

afp-en Monday, February 27, 2017 7:27:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

timesofmalta Monday, February 27, 2017 6:56:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

reuters Monday, February 27, 2017 6:19:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “I am appealing to them to please spare the life of innocent and helpless Kantner,” External link

JakartaPost Monday, February 27, 2017 6:13:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Up to the last moment, many sectors, including the armed forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life," External link

aljazeera-en Monday, February 27, 2017 5:37:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

digitaljournal Monday, February 27, 2017 4:54:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail," External link

digitaljournal Monday, February 27, 2017 4:54:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim," External link

afp-en Monday, February 27, 2017 4:36:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Up to the last moment, many sectors including the Armed Forces of the Philippines exhausted all efforts to save his life. We all tried our best. But to no avail," External link

afp-en Monday, February 27, 2017 4:36:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We welcome and respect the positive position coming from the leadership of the CPP/NPA/NDF. On the part of the Philippine government, we share the same commitment to work for just and lasting peace in the land,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, February 20, 2017 10:47:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "At the moment, he has clearly spoken on the directions we all in government should take," "As I always say, the road to just and lasting peace is not easy to traverse. There are humps and bumps, and curves and detours along the way. What is important is that we all stay the course" External link

breakingnews-ie Monday, February 6, 2017 5:16:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “At the moment, he has clearly spoken on the directions we all in government should take,” External link

japantimes Monday, February 6, 2017 2:34:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "If there is a person who has a passion for bringing peace in the land, si (it's) President Duterte. May mga directive siya ngayon (He has issued a directive), this is his track now to achieve that so let's see how it's going to roll out in the ground," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, February 6, 2017 10:23:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "At the moment, he has clearly spoken on the directions we all in government should take," External link

muscatinejournal Monday, February 6, 2017 9:10:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "At the moment, he has clearly spoken on the directions we all in government should take," External link

ABCnews Monday, February 6, 2017 8:47:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “At the moment, he has clearly spoken on the directions we all in government should take,” External link

japantimes Monday, February 6, 2017 7:29:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "At the moment, he has clearly spoken on the directions we all in government should take," External link

timescolonist Sunday, February 5, 2017 5:33:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "At the moment, he has clearly spoken on the directions we all in government should take," External link

miamiherald Sunday, February 5, 2017 4:58:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “At the moment, he has clearly spoken on the directions we all in government should take,” External link

therepublic Sunday, February 5, 2017 4:24:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo R Duterte ) : “We will respectfully recommend to President Rodrigo R. Duterte that the government continues to maintain and uphold the unilateral ceasefire,” External link

laht Friday, February 3, 2017 6:31:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The problem is they are all facing criminal charges in court and the President cannot just order the opening of the prison to let them go. There are judicial processes that must be observed,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, February 1, 2017 8:36:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "The road to peace is not easy to traverse. What is important is that we all stay the course," External link

timesofoman Wednesday, February 1, 2017 5:21:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "The road to peace is not easy to traverse. What is important is that we all stay the course," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, February 1, 2017 3:52:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “This will provide an enabling and conducive environment to the on-going peace talks. At the same, we will recommend that government forces continue to be relentless in their campaign to protect the civilians from harm and terrorism,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 1, 2017 2:47:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “This will provide an enabling and conducive environment to the on-going peace talks. At the same time, we will recommend that government forces continue to be relentless in their campaign to protect the civilians from harm and terrorism,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 1, 2017 2:47:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza commenté : «La route menant à la paix n'est pas facile à parcourir» External link

tdg Wednesday, February 1, 2017 1:36:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The road to peace is not easy to traverse. What is important is that we all stay the course,” External link

in-cyprus Wednesday, February 1, 2017 12:37:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "The road to peace is not easy to traverse. What is important is that we all stay the course," External link

thestar-my Wednesday, February 1, 2017 11:53:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "We do not wish to unnecessarily squander those gains that even saw (President Rodrigo) Duterte exercising strong political will to move the peace process forward," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, January 31, 2017 4:49:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “I take full responsibility for CoA disallowed payments to MedCo employees some 10 years ago,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, January 20, 2017 8:02:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "I asked what would be the consequence if this was later disallowed by COA, I was told all the recipients had to return what they received. I was told this was communicated to the whole staff. In fact, I now recall I even directed the finance division to get a written undertaking from the employees that they would return the amount they received if later on required to do so," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, January 20, 2017 9:27:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “These issues, although difficult, are surmountable with both sides sharing common aspirations for peace,” External link

iran-daily Thursday, January 19, 2017 3:05:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Tomorrow, we will be at the Vatican in the morning to hopefully meet the Pope and possibly hand to His Holiness a personal letter of President Duterte thanking Him for the Philippine papal visit,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, January 18, 2017 8:10:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The Philippine government views with optimism, although with managed expectations, the positive outcomes in the forthcoming resumption of peace negotiations…” External link

bulatlat Wednesday, January 18, 2017 7:25:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “although difficult, these issues are surmountable with both sides sharing common aspirations for peace” External link

bulatlat Wednesday, January 18, 2017 7:25:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The preparatory work and engagements by both sides, respectively headed by Secretary Silvestre Bello III and Fidel Agcaoili, even before the third round of talks auger well for possible significant progress with the hosting and facilitation of the Norwegian team headed by Ambassador Elisabeth Slattum,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, January 17, 2017 8:49:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "They were physically maltreated without any provocation," External link

ChinaPost Saturday, January 14, 2017 10:41:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The government official policy is not to pay ransom. You know why? The more money you give to them, the more it strengthens them, the more they are encouraged to continue that illegal trade,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, January 14, 2017 7:51:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : “They were physically maltreated without any provocation,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, January 14, 2017 6:41:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The two hostages even planned to escape but they could not. They discovered that the community around is very supportive,” “They are able to benefit from [the kidnappings]” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, January 14, 2017 6:41:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “They were physically maltreated without any provocation,” “They have been very stressed out. They were moved from one place to another, sometimes sleeping in forests, different houses, eating just dried fish and drinking water from brooks” External link

scmp Saturday, January 14, 2017 6:23:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The two hostages even planned to escape but they could not. They discovered that the community around is very supportive,” “They are able to benefit from [the kidnappings]” External link

scmp Saturday, January 14, 2017 6:23:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “They were physically maltreated without any provocation,” “They have been very stressed out. They were moved from one place to another, sometimes sleeping in forests, different houses, eating just dried fish and drinking water from brooks” External link

scmp Saturday, January 14, 2017 2:12:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The two hostages even planned to escape but they could not. They discovered that the community around is very supportive,” “They are able to benefit from [the kidnappings]” External link

scmp Saturday, January 14, 2017 2:12:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Negotiators must always be hopeful and optimistic. But we must manage all expectations because the [communist] rebellion cannot be wished away just like that,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, January 13, 2017 6:12:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We cannot solve your problems for you because we do not know what your problems are. That is why there is a need for you to sit down and discuss them and the possible solutions,” “We cannot promise to deliver all the needs you have mentioned, but what we can promise is that we will present your concerns during the negotiations,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, January 7, 2017 5:53:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza explained : “The negotiating table is a smaller table and only involves the government and the rebel groups. The ‘bigger peace table’ is the general public, which will be affected by the issues tackled in the smaller table. It is, therefore, important to listen to the bigger table,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, January 7, 2017 5:53:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “You understand your situations the best; therefore, you are also the ones who can suggest the best solutions. But for this to happen, you also need to come together as one,” External link

sunstar Saturday, January 7, 2017 1:01:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "By January, the president is expected to appoint the members," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 30, 2016 5:16:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "In our initial talks with the MILF last August 2016, we have agreed upon to raise the members from 15 to 21 so we can have more representatives, more inclusive memberships that represent other key sectors," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, December 30, 2016 5:16:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza explained : “The old BBL already underwent scrutiny but failed to be passed because of the Mamasapano incident, which put doubts on the level of trust in the talks. There were also issues on its constitutionality but there are sectors affirming that the old BBL is constitutionally-compliant],” External link

manilatimes Friday, December 30, 2016 4:42:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : “Let us just wait for the formal announcement,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, December 27, 2016 6:21:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Sabi niya (Duterte), we will continue to release prisoners pero huwag namang gawing parang pre-condition... We know naman in peace negotiations, you don't put up pre-conditions on both sides," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, December 12, 2016 8:02:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "Had a good, warm chat here at Philippine Consulate General in New York City with Ms. Loida Lewis, the famous Filipina in US where we had a lively animated exchange on President Duterte," External link

sunstar Friday, December 9, 2016 4:45:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “putting undue public pressure on the government which has already taken unprecedented steps may not yield their intended results” External link

bulatlat Wednesday, December 7, 2016 10:31:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We understand their angst and impatience but we are all forgetting that these efforts were never possible nor even imaginable in the previous times. It is only in the Duterte administration that these releases are all happening,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, December 6, 2016 9:04:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “We understand their angst and impatience but we are all forgetting that these efforts were never possible nor even imaginable in the previous times. It is only in the Duterte administration that these releases are all happening,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, December 6, 2016 2:05:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We understand their angst and impatience but we are all forgetting that these efforts were never possible nor even imaginable in the previous times. It is only during the Duterte administration that these releases are all happening,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, December 5, 2016 9:24:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “Earnest efforts have been ongoing on the releases of prisoners. But necessary legal processes take awhile as cases are within the jurisdiction of the judiciary, an independent and co-equal branch,” “We understand their angst and impatience but we are all forgetting that these efforts were never possible nor even imaginable in the previous times. It is only in the Duterte administration that these releases are all happening,” External link

manilatimes Monday, December 5, 2016 6:00:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Yung panununog na yan, kapag may bilateral ceasefire na tayo, we can already bring this up with them,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, November 29, 2016 7:11:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : “I think the sentiment across the table is that would like to do it as quickly as possible while the President is still the President of the country so there is a lot of time left in implementing the agreement,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, November 25, 2016 8:31:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We don’t respond to a specific questions that are outside the negotiation table because we have not yet taken that into account. You know you have to also help us nurture the environment of good negotiations,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, November 25, 2016 8:31:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told ( about Nur Misuari ) : “That was precisely why we are engaging Misuari in a separate track,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, November 8, 2016 8:44:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "Simultaneously, we must address both peace and development," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, November 8, 2016 10:48:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Nur Misuari ) : “The President caused the suspension of the hearings and the enforcement of the warrants of arrest against Misuari so he could participate in the peace process,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, November 7, 2016 8:53:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "They (foreign governments) may also be supportive of our development but ang process sa negotiation is something very internal to us," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, October 31, 2016 4:26:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "You know, the President is the so-called new kid on the block. And you will see on his statements and on the attentions the Sultan gives to him that perhaps, the Sultan is trying to observe and evaluate him as a person," External link

sunstar Tuesday, October 18, 2016 3:20:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Even during our time, we can achieve only milestones,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, October 6, 2016 8:34:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Even during our time, we can achieve only milestones,” External link

bloomberg Thursday, October 6, 2016 1:11:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Even during our time, we can achieve only milestones,” External link

todayonline Thursday, October 6, 2016 6:54:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza explained : “The previous ceasefires were unilateral. We need to craft mechanisms to monitor violations and resolve conflicts and issues arising from them,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, October 5, 2016 8:28:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : “These can only be done if we are able to agree on the more substantial issues of social and economic reforms. These are the more contentious issues and we expect humps and bumps during the peace negotiations,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, October 5, 2016 8:28:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “These recent breakthroughs were a convergence of efforts that President Duterte initiated getting the cooperation of the MNLF, the local governments, the stakeholders and the Armed Forces of the Philippines through their ongoing military operations in the area,” External link

sunstar Tuesday, October 4, 2016 3:26:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “I coordinated with General (Arnel) dela Vega of Task Force Sulu to facilitate smooth turnover,” External link

sunstar Tuesday, October 4, 2016 3:26:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “These can only be done if we are able to agree on the more substantial issues of social and economic reforms. These are the more contentious issues and we expect humps and bumps during the peace negotiations,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, October 3, 2016 8:41:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza explained : “The previous ceasefires were unilateral. We need to craft mechanisms to monitor violations and resolve conflicts and issues arising from them,” External link

sunstar Monday, October 3, 2016 2:29:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : “These can only be done if we are able to agree on the more substantial issues of social and economic reforms. These are the more contentious issues and we expect humps and bumps during the peace negotiations,” External link

sunstar Monday, October 3, 2016 2:29:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : “The turnover was smooth and now the three will get a medical check-up and a debriefing before being turned over to an Indonesian representative,” External link

arabnews Monday, October 3, 2016 4:14:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “These recent breakthroughs were a convergence of efforts that President Duterte initiated, getting the cooperation of the MNLF,” External link

arabnews Monday, October 3, 2016 4:14:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : “The turnover was smooth and now the three will get a medical checkup and a debriefing before being turned over to an Indonesian representative,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, October 2, 2016 8:55:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “These recent breakthroughs were a convergence of efforts that President Duterte initiated, getting the cooperation of the MNLF,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, October 2, 2016 8:55:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "The turnover was smooth and now the three will get a medical check-up and a debriefing before being turned over to an Indonesian representative," External link

afp-en Sunday, October 2, 2016 10:50:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "These recent breakthroughs were a convergence of efforts that President Duterte initiated, getting the cooperation of the MNLF," External link

afp-en Sunday, October 2, 2016 10:50:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "These recent breakthroughs were a convergence of efforts that President Duterte initiated getting the cooperation of the MNLF, the local governments, the stakeholders and the AFP (Armed Forces of the Philippines) through their ongoing military operations in the area," External link

sunstar Sunday, October 2, 2016 10:36:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Nur Misuari ) : “Chairman Misuari personally called me and informed me about another breakthrough in the efforts to recover hostages held by the Abu Sayyaf Group. I coordinated with Gen de la Vega, of Task Force Sulu to facilitate smooth turnover,” External link

thestar-my Sunday, October 2, 2016 10:01:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "Nakausap ko rin si [I have also talked to] Governor Totoh a while ago and he will be turning the three over to the military's Task Force Sulu, kina [to] General [Arnel] Dela Vega," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, October 2, 2016 8:57:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : "and other issues that are lined up," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, September 20, 2016 10:55:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "His first words when I spoke to him on the phone [were]: 'Thank you to President Duterte'," External link

rnzi Sunday, September 18, 2016 8:31:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Nur Misuari ) : "He is now released by captors and (is) staying overnight with Nur Misuari's camp... due to heavy rain," External link

afp-en Saturday, September 17, 2016 6:25:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “He was not feeling well in the morning so he missed the two sessions,” “But he was able to attend the East Asia Summit with 18 world leaders and the rest of the day’s remaining schedule until departure for Indonesia early evening,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, September 8, 2016 7:25:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “President Duterte clarifies story regarding FVR (Ramos) and drug campaign. President Duterte categorically denied media reports, claiming that former President Fidel Ramos was the original source of the so-called drug list,” External link

sunstar Thursday, September 8, 2016 7:40:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "state of lawlessness merely calls out the military or the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to do law enforcement operations normally done by the Philippine National Police (PNP)" External link

sunstar Saturday, September 3, 2016 6:50:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "State of lawlessness under the constitutional provision is separate and apart from the powers to declare martial law or suspend habeas corpus," External link

sunstar Saturday, September 3, 2016 6:50:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "state of lawlessness merely calls out the military or the AFP to do law enforcement operations normally done by the PNP" External link

sunstar Saturday, September 3, 2016 6:03:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "State of lawlessness under the constitutional provision is separate and apart from the powers to declare martial law or suspend habeas corpus," External link

sunstar Saturday, September 3, 2016 6:03:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “Not only has President Duterte walked the extra mile, he has also taken the step back to give the N.D.F. space under his democratic and inclusive government,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, August 30, 2016 11:28:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "They are reading the newspapers. But they also have people here. May listening force sila dito, but we have to make it also clear that we share values on protection of human rights and due process," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 29, 2016 5:26:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : ''There's still a lot of work to be done. So let's also manage our expectations,'' External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 29, 2016 5:26:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Front ) : ''The panels committed to recommend to the president the amnesty for all prisoners of CPP-NDF-NPA (Communist Party of the Philippines National Democratic Front New People's Army). However, we will leave that to the final judgment of president, but this will require concurrent of Congress,'' External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 29, 2016 2:07:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Sa ngayon kasi, nag-coincide lang 'yung unilateral ceasefire, although both indefinite. (The two unilateral ceasefires just coincided, although both are indefinite). But we need to come up with mechanisms to make the ceasefire work. For example, there will be joint monitoring teams that will bring up supposed violations that may happen in the course of the ceasefire," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, August 29, 2016 2:04:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “Not only has President Duterte walked the extra mile. He has also taken a step back to give the NDF space under his democratic and inclusive government,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, August 27, 2016 10:19:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : “We climbed over the barbed wire fence of the school in the dead of night and he looked all over for the guy whom he found in a bar. He simply went over to the guy, told him to stop it and punched him. Then we ran away while the gang pursued us,” External link

scmp Saturday, August 27, 2016 7:16:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza recalled ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “We had nothing to do with the rumble. We did not even know the guy. He [Duterte] simply punched him. He had the mindset of a punisher even when he was that young,” External link

scmp Saturday, August 27, 2016 7:16:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “Not only has President Duterte walked the extra mile. He has also taken a step back to give the NDF space under his democratic and inclusive government,” “We will go home with a promise of a just and lasting peace and our soldiers and the combatants of the NDF finally coming to terms that the war must end,” External link

sunstar Friday, August 26, 2016 7:55:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “Not only has President Duterte walked the extra mile, he has also taken the step back to give the N.D.F. space under his democratic and inclusive government,” External link

nytimes Friday, August 26, 2016 7:22:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "This is a historic and unprecedented event," External link

voanews Friday, August 26, 2016 5:38:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "There is still a lot of work to be done ahead. Let us all stay the course together, no matter what," External link

reuters Friday, August 26, 2016 4:33:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "There is still a lot of work to be done ahead. Let us all stay the course together, no matter what," External link

smh Friday, August 26, 2016 4:27:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "There is still a lot of work to be done ahead. Let us all stay the course together, no matter what," External link

thestar-my Friday, August 26, 2016 4:17:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza declarou : "É um acontecimento histórico e sem precedente (mas) ainda resta muito trabalho a ser feito" External link

zh-clicrbs Friday, August 26, 2016 3:41:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “So far so good sa three points namin. Successful na. But we still have a long way to go,” External link

bulatlat Wednesday, August 24, 2016 6:59:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “With the kind of ambience on both sides, I don’t think there would be big obstacles. Parang maganda ‘yung usapan across the table,” External link

bulatlat Wednesday, August 24, 2016 6:59:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “When they embraced after not having seen each other for a long time, it was not only warm. It was touching,” External link

bulatlat Wednesday, August 24, 2016 6:59:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “As I always say: ‘Let's all stay the course! No matter what! Who knows? This may perhaps be our last chance in our own lifetime to make this shared dream come true,’” External link

sunstar Tuesday, August 23, 2016 2:01:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We all went through several break down of talks. We stumbled due to ‘preconditions’, so-called ‘hardline non-negotiable positions’, the ghost of the now obsolete ‘status of belligerency’ rearing its ugly head from time to time. There were many more of these obstacles,” External link

sunstar Tuesday, August 23, 2016 2:01:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “President Rodrigo Duterte has committed his presidency to bringing a definitive and final peace settlement to our troubled land. We who are in government are working now under his leadership and guidance to bring about this commonly shared dream,” External link

sunstar Tuesday, August 23, 2016 2:01:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “This should be more of a coming together of Filipinos interested to see changes in the land -- in our land, to be shared for and by all. If we can, let's no longer call our engagements as negotiations but instead a shared national ‘conversation’ a ‘dialogue’ where we find together common grounds, bridge the divides and seek common dreams to share,” External link

sunstar Tuesday, August 23, 2016 2:01:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "There is fresh euphoria among our people about the prospects of peace negotiations," External link

deutschewelle-en Monday, August 22, 2016 5:56:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We are all witness how he had taken bold steps, the unprecedented and historic release of our detainess, to make them available to the negotiations," External link

aa-en Monday, August 22, 2016 5:37:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The duration of the cease-fire will last for as long as necessary to bring peace in the land and also in order to provide an enabling environment for the success of the peace negotiations,” External link

therepublic Monday, August 22, 2016 4:30:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Our citizens deserve no less. They wish to live peaceful lives bereft of the costs and tragic consequences of conflict and violence. The enabling environment brought about by this silencing of the guns will hopefully go a long way in bringing about an expeditious and early resolution to our differences and aspirations that have long divided us as a people,” “As we all know, in full support for the orderly and effective conduct of the peace negotiations, President Duterte has caused the unprecedented release from detention of 20 prisoners who are needed in the peace negotiations. As we speak, there is continuing effort to make available in the Oslo peace talks resumption as many of them as possible,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, August 20, 2016 7:39:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "The duration of the cease-fire will last for as long as necessary to bring peace in the land and also in order to provide an enabling environment for the success of the peace negotiations," External link

startribune Saturday, August 20, 2016 7:04:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The duration of the cease-fire will last for as long as necessary to bring peace in the land and also in order to provide an enabling environment for the success of the peace negotiations,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, August 20, 2016 4:22:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Our citizens deserve no less. They wish to live peaceful lives bereft of the costs and tragic consequences of armed conflict and violence,” External link

bulatlat Saturday, August 20, 2016 3:03:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “With their release, in addition to more than a dozen of NDF consultants earlier granted bail and already freed, one more stumbling block is removed. We are looking forward to fruitful but intense negotiations in Oslo,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, August 19, 2016 7:43:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We have agreed to expedite the peace process by simultaneously holding negotiations on five major agenda items by creating respective reciprocal working groups,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, August 19, 2016 7:43:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "With their release, in addition to more than a dozen of NDF consultants earlier granted bail and already freed, one more stumbling block [to peace] is removed," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, August 19, 2016 5:40:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “There should be no longer any doubt that President Rodrigo Duterte is serious and determined to find a peaceful solution to the decades old insurgency in the country, following the release of Benito and Wilma Tiamzon,” External link

sunstar Friday, August 19, 2016 11:14:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza souligné : «Laissez-moi vous prévenir que ces discussions ne sont pas une tâche facile» External link

elmoudjahid Saturday, August 13, 2016 11:35:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza souligné : «une étape clé pour la paix à Mindanao (grande île du sud de l'archipel)» External link

elmoudjahid Saturday, August 13, 2016 11:35:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We hope that with the 17th Congress, it will be a brighter future for the enabling law,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, August 13, 2016 8:24:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We’d like to see it also as test bed, a model for what could be a federal state later on when we establish the federal set-up in the Philippines,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, August 13, 2016 8:24:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza souligné : "Laissez-moi vous prévenir que ces discussions ne sont pas une tâche facile" External link

rtl-BE Saturday, August 13, 2016 3:46:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza souligné : "une étape clé pour la paix à Mindanao (grande île du sud de l'archipel)" External link

rtl-BE Saturday, August 13, 2016 3:46:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza souligné : "Laissez-moi vous prévenir que ces discussions ne sont pas une tâche facile" External link

lyonne-republicaine Saturday, August 13, 2016 3:35:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza souligné : "une étape clé pour la paix à Mindanao (grande île du sud de l'archipel)" External link

lyonne-republicaine Saturday, August 13, 2016 3:35:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza souligné : "Laissez-moi vous prévenir que ces discussions ne sont pas une tâche facile" External link

lepopulaire Saturday, August 13, 2016 2:41:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza souligné : "une étape clé pour la paix à Mindanao (grande île du sud de l'archipel)" External link

lepopulaire Saturday, August 13, 2016 2:41:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “It will be one key effort in repelling these terror groupings,” External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, August 13, 2016 1:52:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "The Philippine government has come here in fullf force to demonstrate how serious we are in implementing all the peace agreements we have signed so far," External link

sunstar Saturday, August 13, 2016 1:45:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "The Philippine government has come here in fullf force to demonstrate how serious we are in implementing all the peace agreements we have signed so far," External link

sunstar Saturday, August 13, 2016 12:47:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "We'd like to see it also as test bed, a model for what could be a federal state later on when we establish the federal set-up in the Philippines," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, August 13, 2016 11:48:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The warrant is out and he is considered a fugitive. Any effort to get him out have to go through the legal process, we cannot short cut. Whatever it will be, we will have to comply with the legal process,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, August 12, 2016 7:38:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We will do our best to achieve certain milestones,” “We are appealing to the Bangsamoro to come together and work (out) their difference(s) and come up with their proposed enabling law” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, August 12, 2016 7:38:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The couple occupies a strategic leadership role in the talks as high ranking leaders of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP),” “Their participation ensures an inclusive outcome, hopefully to end conflict and bring about comprehensive and sustainable peace throughout the land, as envisioned by President Duterte and his administration,” External link

sunstar Friday, August 12, 2016 12:52:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We are all set, unless something happens in between but I don’t think there will be, so we look forward to the resumption of the peace talk,” External link

sunstar Tuesday, August 9, 2016 8:56:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The schedule is still be the same, we are going to meet with them on August 22, that is the set date for the meeting in Oslo, Norway,” External link

sunstar Tuesday, August 9, 2016 8:56:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Traveling the peace road is not a well paved road, there will be humps and bumps along the way, but we’re staying the course” External link

sunstar Tuesday, August 9, 2016 8:56:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "The President was very clear and unequivocal. He said, may I say it clearly, 'If there is another landmine, I will call off the talks,'" External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 9, 2016 11:31:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We need to sit with him person to person to take this up in great detail. It will happen as soon as this issue on his facing a warrant of arrest is cleared," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, August 9, 2016 11:31:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “That is why there are proposed amendments that are already with the President that will unclog bottlenecks in development efforts in areas where there is conflict. We want to do this because we cannot make the people wait anymore for the peace dividends that were promised to them,” “We will also take a look at the existing mechanisms of procurement to find possible ways of speeding up the process. We would like to hurry in our development work. We cannot make our people become anxious and restless when they do not felt the benefits from the dividends of peace,” External link

sunstar Monday, August 8, 2016 10:04:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza explained : “We are members of Guardians Brotherhood. It’s a fraternal group of people. It started as a military fraternal group. Then they got also civilians as members,” External link

scmp Friday, August 5, 2016 3:18:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The effort is to bring him out of Indanan,” “The warrant is out and he is considered a fugitive. Any effort to get him out must go through the legal process. It is for his lawyers to initiate a reinvestigation of his case” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, August 4, 2016 8:44:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We have to go through a very tedious and legal process to make it happen,” “As much as we can, we would like them to be there [at the negotiations] but they should pass through judicial processes. It’s now the judiciary that takes primary control on how it’s going to happen” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, August 2, 2016 7:10:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “As to whether or not they will eventually be released, [that] will depend really on the judicial procedure,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, August 2, 2016 7:10:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Front ) : “He has already directed our government panel, my office, to go to Kuala Lumpur within the next two weeks,” “We’re preparing already for that particular trip. We still have to make a lot of preparations along that line. But yes, it’s not just the CPP-NPA-NDF [Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front] that we need to deal with. We’ll work on another very important meeting in KL with government and the Bangsamoro sector,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, August 2, 2016 7:10:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Let’s see. Let us not preempt the President. We will study all options,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, August 1, 2016 8:07:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “He [Duterte] was really very presidential in all his statements. You know, his main concern is really how to bring about sustainable peace in the country. We will address this in the most strategic [way],” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, August 1, 2016 8:07:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Indeed, this is a welcome development. It affirms the value of the president’s firm actions for peace. This is what we have been waiting for,” External link

sunstar Sunday, July 31, 2016 8:05:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "This is what we have been waiting for," External link

trust2 Sunday, July 31, 2016 7:02:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “This is what we have been waiting for,” “The leadership of the CPP/NPA/NDF announced through the media its belated but still strategic and awaited decision to also declare its own unilateral ceasefire” External link

scmp Sunday, July 31, 2016 6:02:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "It is very clear that the the president walked the extra mile for peace. And no doubt, he will still continue to do so at any given opportunity," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, July 31, 2016 4:34:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "It affirms the value of the (Duterte's) firm actions for peace. This is what we have been waiting for," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, July 31, 2016 4:34:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "In the meantime, disturbing messages from the ranks of the NPA were monitored. Its Southern Mindanao Regional Command claimed the government's unilateral ceasefire was 'non-existent' as it also blamed the AFP (Armed Forces of the Philippines) as 'sabotaging' the ceasefire. Its leadership also belittled the efforts of the President, saying that he could not dictate on the revolutionaries," "By 7 p.m., knowing that an unanswered ceasefire declaration was not for the best interest of the nation, the President then authorized the release of a statement declaring the lifting of the ceasefire," External link

sunstar Sunday, July 31, 2016 12:13:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "This is what we have been waiting for," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, July 31, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "This is what we have been waiting for," External link

thestar-my Sunday, July 31, 2016 10:24:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "This is what we have been waiting for," External link

reuters Sunday, July 31, 2016 9:57:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "From the above, it is very clear that the President walked the extra mile for peace. And no doubt, he will still continue to do so at any given opportunity," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, July 31, 2016 9:47:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza noted : "there was still no declaration from them [NDF]" External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, July 31, 2016 9:47:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : "Its leadership also belittled the efforts of the President , saying that he could not dictate on the revolutionaries," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, July 31, 2016 9:47:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "knowing that an unanswered ceasefire declaration was not for the best interest of the nation," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, July 31, 2016 9:47:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "there was none at the moment" External link

ibtimes-uk Saturday, July 30, 2016 6:52:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Let's wait (for word) from the President," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, July 30, 2016 1:01:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "I have not found any indication at all that the AFP is sabotaging," External link

sunstar Saturday, July 30, 2016 10:09:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "It will not, in any way, affect the peace talks," "Who is saying it will not push through?... We’re pushing through on this [peace negotiations between the government peace panel and its counterparts from the communist groups]," External link

sunstar Saturday, July 30, 2016 10:09:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : "If you watch that very closely, when he declared a unilateral ceasefire, he was expecting that there will be also a corresponding declaration on the other side, it did not happen," External link

sunstar Saturday, July 30, 2016 10:09:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "The resumption was postponed to next month from late July to make sure that all negotiators are available," External link

aa-en Thursday, July 28, 2016 8:06:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Nur Misuari ) : “Let me disclose to you that last night, Misuari sent word to me that he is already marshaling his forces there in order to try and work out the release of seven or 10 Indonesians that are being held [by the Abu Sayyaf],” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, July 28, 2016 7:45:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We will task them to first unite, go come together and craft another enabling law that will replace the BBL. I think this is the next best thing we can do," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 28, 2016 5:38:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "The way forward is for us to assure all these with whom we signed agreements, the MILF, the MNLF, that this administration is committed to implement all signed agreements," "And because the CAB is the most recent, it will be the mechanism of the CAB will set in motion, in order to restart where we left off because the BBL is not approved by Congress," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 28, 2016 5:38:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "It was clear that he was asking President Duterte for a good, clear road map or marching order on what the mission will be," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 27, 2016 11:17:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Peace ) : “This (Road Map to Peace) will cover our engagements with the Bangsamoro and the CPP-NPA-NDF, and then, of course, our effort to do closure to the agreements with the other rebel groups like the Cordillera People’s Liberation Army and the RBB,” External link

sunstar Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:12:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Mahirap naman yang nakipag-usap tayo sa CPP-NPA-NDF across the table, meron kayong pag-usapan anong pwedeng gawin natin, pagkatapos yung mga pwersa natin sa ground nagbabakbakan?" External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 26, 2016 12:29:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We would start where the peace overture was stopped and take off from there,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, July 24, 2016 8:00:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The council will finalize the position first so that the former President can represent the Philippines very well,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, July 23, 2016 7:53:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added ( about Nur Misuari ) : "We are now in the process of implementing the peace agreements that have been signed, first, in 1996 with the Moro National Liberation Front of Nur Misuari; then, we have the recent CAB or the Comprehensive Agreement for the Bangsamoro with the MILF; and, of course, we have also to deal with the governance unit called the Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao covered by Republic Act 9054. Perhaps we can put also in the same level the concerns of the IPs or the Lumad as covered by the Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Act," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 20, 2016 8:34:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Commission ) : "We are going to pick up the pieces which were left off from the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro," "We will now recompose under the roadmap as approved by the President the membership of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 20, 2016 8:34:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "I can sign a hundred peace agreements but if those on the ground do not immediately feel the dividends of peace, those agreements will not be sustainable," External link

sunstar Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:24:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "implementation stage as the time for negotiations are over," External link

sunstar Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:24:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "We also have to address the community, the enabling environment that provided this kind of an upsurge of criminality that is...even barbaric," "So how will we deal with the Abu Sayyaf? It has to be a comprehensive approach, deal with the community, deal with force with those who commit criminal acts and address it on a calibrated level. You just cannot bang out there because there is the whole community that is involved," External link

sunstar Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:24:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "The policy remains the same that those who have committed crimes have to be answerable for their crimes, whether you call them Abu Sayyaf or whatever. If you commit criminal act, then you have to be responsible for this," External link

sunstar Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:24:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "I am elated that justice has been served with this decision," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, July 19, 2016 3:47:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "This is just a temporary release [and] this will have to be with the approval of the courts" External link

sunstar Tuesday, July 19, 2016 2:50:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "This is just a temporary release [and] this will have to be with the approval of the courts" External link

sunstar Tuesday, July 19, 2016 2:36:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "This is a milestone because as you know, the peace talks broke down four years ago," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 19, 2016 2:08:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "The president directed yesterday for the different agencies of government to start working on the possible temporary release of members of the CPP-NPA-NDF who will participate in the peace negotiations," "The legal procedures will have to be followed accordingly" External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 19, 2016 2:08:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "I rejoice over this decision that has already given her what she rightly deserves which is justice," External link

AP Tuesday, July 19, 2016 11:56:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “When Malaysian authorities recovered the vessels on said date, it was found out that its crew were already missing and believed to be abducted,” External link

JakartaPost Tuesday, July 19, 2016 9:53:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “There will be a change of command but let me assure everyone that there will be no transition as they use to call it. We would like to use the word ‘continuity’,” External link

reliefWeb Saturday, July 9, 2016 8:17:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Hindi lang pwedeng piece of paper o peace agreements, it will not be sustainable. Dapat may katuwang na development. (It is not enough that we have signed peace agreements, it will not be sustainable. We must couple it with development.),” “In other words, when you sign agreements, you must always make the people feel that there are dividends for peace because it is development that will sustain all these gains” External link

reliefWeb Saturday, July 9, 2016 8:17:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza concluded ( about Peace ) : “We like to invite you to continue being with us. There are a few changes but, definitely, we will continue what the previous Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process has done because Secretary Ging Deles also built on the work of previous peace advisers,” External link

reliefWeb Saturday, July 9, 2016 8:17:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We will also look at the other Moro leaders that have to be considered,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, July 2, 2016 7:34:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “So what is emerging is that we will have one law that we will try and converge on, but what is really important is that our Moro brothers get together as one,” “We’ve already made a good start when they expressed to President Duterte their intention to come together” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, July 2, 2016 7:34:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told ( about Sir ) : “Marites said, ‘Sir, there are even children who would guard us with guns, some of them are 12 years old,’” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, June 28, 2016 10:42:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “They don’t have schools there, they don’t have facilities, they’re just poor,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, June 28, 2016 10:42:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “The members of the community will even provide them with a security cordon to protect these hostages and also the hostage takers,” “Most of the community members also benefit [from the ransoms paid]. In other words, it has been a source of livelihood for the community,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, June 28, 2016 10:42:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : “They are just in it for the money. They find this a very lucrative way of earning money,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, June 28, 2016 10:42:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We cannot deal with this situation just because the people are saying that you should attack them at once. There is a community around it and you have to address the reasons why they are also involved in that way,” “They are isolated. They are very poor. They don’t have schools there. There is no government there. They have not felt the presence of government. We should also address that, not only the terrorists there,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, June 28, 2016 10:42:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : “It has to be a calibrated approach,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, June 28, 2016 10:42:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : "She told me her captors roused her at dawn and ordered her to pack up, telling her: 'You are going home,'" External link

abc-au Monday, June 27, 2016 9:58:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : "She told me her captors roused her at dawn and ordered her to pack up, telling her: 'You are going home,'" External link

ChinaPost Saturday, June 25, 2016 3:01:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "She told me her captors roused her at dawn and ordered her to pack up, telling her: 'You are going home,'" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, June 24, 2016 11:43:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Abdusakur Tan ) : “When I was in Oslo, I was in touch with our local contact, Governor [Abdusakur] Tan. He made all the efforts,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, June 24, 2016 7:12:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "She told me her captors roused her at dawn and ordered her to pack up, telling her: 'You are going home,'" External link

upi Friday, June 24, 2016 5:44:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : "She told me her captors roused her at dawn and ordered her to pack up, telling her: 'You are going home,'" External link

abc-au Friday, June 24, 2016 2:07:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : "She told me her captors roused her at dawn and ordered her to pack up, telling her: 'You are going home,'" External link

radioaustralianews Friday, June 24, 2016 1:53:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : "She told me her captors roused her at dawn and ordered her to pack up, telling her: 'You are going home,'" External link

BangkokPost Friday, June 24, 2016 11:36:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza told : "Marites (is) with me now. (We) just (landed) in Davao. Norwegian release still being arranged," External link

thestar-my Friday, June 24, 2016 11:01:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : “She told me her captors roused her at dawn and ordered her to pack up, telling her: ‘You are going home,’” External link

scmp Friday, June 24, 2016 10:55:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza told ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “I received words that Flor had been released and the plan is to bring her to Davao, to incoming President (Rodrigo) Duterte. I am on my way to Jolo to pick up the released hostage, I’ll bring her to Davao to present her to Duterte,” External link

thestar-my Friday, June 24, 2016 10:15:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza added : "She told me her captors roused her at dawn and ordered her to pack up, telling her: 'You are going home,'" External link

afp-en Friday, June 24, 2016 10:10:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Four years after [the negotiations’] breakdown and collapse, we are now on the threshold of a resumption of the stalled peace talks with the CPP-NPA-NDF,” External link

manilatimes Friday, June 17, 2016 8:03:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza added ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “Now, new sparks of the dawning Rodrigo Duterte presidency are re-igniting the peace landscape. After our two-day Oslo parley, there is now evident optimism and trust. There is mutual enthusiasm and hope, not only among us negotiators across the table, but most significantly, among us all Filipinos, in whose behalf all these efforts are being done in the first place. Yet, the road ahead to trek is not that always smooth and easy,” External link

manilatimes Friday, June 17, 2016 8:03:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza told ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "We will recommend the release of all political prisoners to Duterte once he assumes the presidency and both sides will work for an interim ceasefire to boost the formal resumption of peace talks in the third week of July in Oslo," External link

deutschewelle-en Thursday, June 16, 2016 11:57:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “We will recommend the release of all political prisoners to Duterte once he assumes the presidency and both sides will work for an interim ceasefire to boost the formal resumption of peace talks in the third week of July in Oslo,” External link

MaltaToday Thursday, June 16, 2016 10:43:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza told ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "We will recommend the release of all political prisoners to Duterte once he assumes the presidency and both sides will work for an interim ceasefire to boost the formal resumption of peace talks in the third week of July in Oslo," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, June 16, 2016 8:38:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza told ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “We will recommend the release of all political prisoners to Duterte once he assumes the presidency and both sides will work for an interim ceasefire to boost the formal resumption of peace talks in the third week of July in Oslo,” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, June 16, 2016 6:48:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza told ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "We will recommend the release of all political prisoners to Duterte once he assumes the presidency and both sides will work for an interim ceasefire to boost the formal resumption of peace talks in the third week of July in Oslo," External link

reuters-in Thursday, June 16, 2016 6:32:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza told ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "We will recommend the release of all political prisoners to Duterte once he assumes the presidency and both sides will work for an interim ceasefire to boost the formal resumption of peace talks in the third week of July in Oslo," External link

reuters Thursday, June 16, 2016 5:30:00 AM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : "Both sides agreed that since the government participants have not yet assumed office, the consensus points, if any, will be initialed for authentication purposes at the close of the informal talks and to be formalized soon after President-elect Duterte admistration has assumed office," External link

sunstar Wednesday, June 15, 2016 3:48:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “We will do that, we will cross the bridge when we get there because negotiations are very sensitive,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, June 9, 2016 7:53:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “Truth to tell, I had to go back to my records as I clearly remember that I signed as GRP panel chair in Oct 2001 with my counterpart, then panel (now MILF) chair Kagi Murad the Manual of Instructions for CCCH (ceasefire) and LMT (monitors) in Malaysia,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, February 4, 2015 7:03:00 PM EAT

Jesus Dureza said : “What I cannot understand is why up to now, Malacanang or the PNP higher headquarters have not released this vital information in fairness to our fallen SAF commandos,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, February 4, 2015 7:03:00 PM EAT



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peace adviser24.52%EN11/23/201723/11/2017
secretary18.74%EN10/01/201701/10/2017
negotiator2.14%EN09/18/201718/09/2017
peace minister0.11%EN09/01/201701/09/2017
minister0.11%EN09/01/201701/09/2017
philippines peace minister0.11%EN09/01/201701/09/2017
envoy5.35%EN07/06/201706/07/2017
conseiller3.64%FR06/29/201729/06/2017
advisor0.54%EN05/31/201731/05/2017
philippine government envoy0.21%EN02/28/201728/02/2017
responsable du gouvernement philippin0.11%FR02/28/201728/02/2017
philippines government envoy0.32%EN02/27/201727/02/2017
peace secretary0.43%EN02/16/201716/02/2017
philippines peace secretary0.11%EN02/16/201716/02/2017
président1.50%FR02/10/201710/02/2017
president0.54%EN02/01/201701/02/2017
public works secretary0.11%EN01/31/201731/01/2017
aide0.64%EN01/20/201720/01/2017
senior aide2.36%EN01/14/201714/01/2017
national security adviser0.11%EN01/11/201711/01/2017
security adviser0.11%EN12/07/201607/12/2016
cabinet secretary0.11%EN10/18/201618/10/2016
président philippin0.11%FR09/18/201618/09/2016
member0.86%EN09/11/201611/09/2016
counsellor0.21%EN09/05/201605/09/2016
representative0.21%EN08/26/201626/08/2016
foreign affairs secretary0.11%EN08/13/201613/08/2016
philippine peace adviser0.11%EN07/19/201619/07/2016
panel chief0.11%EN06/24/201624/06/2016
Names Lang Count
Jesus DurezaEN84.16%
Jesus DurezaFR10.95%
Jesus DurezaEU3.35%
Jesus DurezaPT0.90%
Jesús DurezaPT0.63%
Jesus DurezzaIT0.00%
Jesus “ Jess ” DurezaEN0.00%


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Carlito Galvez said ( about Jesus Dureza ) : “I personally conveyed my request to OPAPP and I told Secretary Dureza, ‘Can I be some sort of consultant?’ He accepted my request,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, December 5, 2018 6:21:00 PM EAT

Rodrigo Duterte said ( about Jesus Dureza ) : “He (Solitario) was commissioned by Dureza. He proposed many things, mostly about talking peace to the Mautes or bargaining for the hostages; for the release of hostages. I confirm that it really happened,” External link

manilatimes Sunday, September 10, 2017 10:50:00 AM EAT

Rodrigo Duterte said ( about Jesus Dureza ) : "Yes, correct. He was commissioned by Dureza. It was with the acquiescence, not expressly ni Secretary (Delfin) Lorenzana. Dureza, and I and Lorenzana had a talk on the desire of Solitario to surrender 'cause he found out his name was on the list," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, September 9, 2017 7:18:00 PM EAT

Fidel Agcaoili said ( about Jesus Dureza ) : “The NDFP cannot acknowledge receipt of the 07 February 2017 email letter of Sec. Dureza. The NDFP cannot be a party to an unjust, unreasonable and improper termination of the JASIG. The GRP bears full responsibility for its unilateral decision,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, February 9, 2017 10:48:00 PM EAT

Fidel Agcaoili said ( about Jesus Dureza ) : "Sec. Dureza should not forget that we have had three rounds of formal talks (with another round scheduled in April 2017) and that we have made considerable advances towards forging the comprehensive agreement on social and economic reforms in order to meet the deadline set this year. We have also succeeded in exchanging tentative drafts for the comprehensive agreement on political and constitutional reforms," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, January 31, 2017 11:29:00 PM EAT

Teresita Quintos-Deles added ( about Jesus Dureza ) : “The gesture is much appreciated, Secretary [Dureza] and I agreed that together with our teams, we will be working to ensure that there will be a seamless transition,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, May 31, 2016 7:22:00 PM EAT