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PEACE. The tranquillity enjoyed by a political society, internally, by the good order which reigns among its members, and externally, by the good understanding it has with all other nations. Applied to the internal regulations of a nation, peace imports, in a technical sense, not merely a state of repose and security, as opposed to one of violence and warfare, but likewise a state of public order and decorum. Ham. N. P. 139; 12 Mod. 566. Vide, generally, Bac. Ab. Prerogative, D 4; Hale, Hist. P. C. 160; 3 Taunt. R. 14; 1 B. & A. 227; Peake, R. 89; 1 Esp. R. 294; Harr. Dig. Officer, V 4; 2 Benth. Ev. 319, note. Vide Good behaviour; Surety of the peace.

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We'd rather exert our efforts on peace rather than exert our efforts on war," Lacierda said, adding that the Philippine government is right in holding peace talks with the Milf, and not with any other Milf faction.
Earlier, the TTP proposed its stronghold of North Waziristan tribal area as the venue for holding peace talks but the government wanted to hold talks in northern Bannu district.
Maulana Asim Makhdoom expressed the hope that JUI-S contacts with different groups of TTP will pave a way for holding peace dialogues which are not only the need of the hour but also the longstanding demand of the masses.
A spokesman for the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), while criticizing Sharif in an interview to a local news magazine, said his government was not serious about holding peace talks.
Hinting at the government's approach in holding peace talks with the MILF, Aquino said: "It [the government's position] will no longer change.
Rashid concluded by saying that holding peace talks in secret, spread over the course of the coming two years, would be the best solution in this case.
Kandahar -- Afghan President Ashraf Ghani called for holding peace talks with Pakistan first before holding similar talks with the Taliban.
Shujja Khanzada said that the government is taking all important measures to wipe out the terrorists for holding peace in the country.
The attack came on the day when the government committee formed for holding peace talks with Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have demanded a ceasefire by the militants to further carry on the peace dialogue process.
Musarrat Shaheen said if the government is sincere in holding peace dialogues with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) then it should keep people like Fazlur Rehman away of the process as his intervention can spoil the entire effort.
6 ( ANI ): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has said internal consultations on holding peace talks with the government were in progress, but no final decision has been made as yet.
Manila Self-exiled Philippine communist leaders have given up on holding peace talks with the present Philippine government, a statement from an exiled communist leader said.