JdV Calls Urgent Meet of Top Political Parties

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JdV Calls Urgent Meet of Top Political Parties


Byline: BEN R. ROSARIO

The countrys major political parties will hold an urgent meeting to stop calls for the ouster of the Arroyo government and creation of a civilian-military junta to lead the country.

Speaker Jose de Venecia said he will convene the standing committee of the countrys political parties for a ringing condemnation of recurring coup attempts and to move the country forward to constitutional amendments.

Lawmakers representing the Liberal Party and the Kaisahan ng Malayang Pilipino (KAMPI) readily accepted the invitation of De Venecia, the national president of Lakas-Christian- Muslim Democrats(CMD), the countrys biggest political party.

Representatives Rodolfo Bacani (Manila, LP); Luis Bersamin (KAMPI, Abra), and Consuelo Dy (KAMPI, Pasay City) backed De Venecias call for a rejection of extra-legal and extra-constitutional moves that would trigger a change in government leadership.

The Liberal Party stands solidly behind the Arroyo government and will never allow another coup attempt to set back the economic and political gains our country is starting to enjoy, Bacani said.

Bersamin urged all other political parties in the country to join hands in blocking this new call to overthrow a government leadership installed by the people.

Dy said that despite the past differences of opinion that have divided KAMPI and LakasNUCD, the two parties are united in supporting a legally installed government and in supporting the Arroyo governments program of government.

De Venecia said he will initiate an immediate consultation meeting with the entire leadership of Lakas, the countrys ruling and biggest political party, to put an end to extra-legal and extra-constitutional moves against the duly elected government of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

De Venecia was elected chairman of the standing committee of the first Philippine Political Parties Summit in May, 2002, when leaders of major parties approved a seminal declaration that condemned destabilization moves against President Arroyos then new government and endorsed, among other things, economic, political, financial, and charter reforms to advance economic development and promote political stability.

Our aim is to unify the country, end the gridlock, approve the revenue measures needed by the country, complete the peace agreements with insurgent groups, and move forward toward constitutional reform as we zero in on the most contentious issues facing our people, De Venecia said in a statement. …

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