Latest ETA's 2006 ceasefire declaration Stories

2006-08-18 06:28:21

By Jason Webb MADRID (Reuters) - Basque separatist group ETA said on Friday peace talks with the Spanish government were in crisis and threatened to respond to what it called repression of pro-independence activists.

2006-06-11 14:32:09

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Zapatero says he will begin peace talks with Basque armed separatists ETA this month, despite opposition protests against negotiations.

2006-03-27 12:24:50

BILBAO, Spain (Reuters) - Basque police arrested two people suspected of having links to ETA on Monday, the Basque Interior Ministry said, days after the armed separatist group declared a permanent ceasefire.

2006-03-26 08:25:16

MADRID (Reuters) - Most Spaniards favor talks with the Basque separatist group ETA now that it has declared a permanent cease-fire -- but only to discuss disarmament, not self-determination, an opinion poll indicated on Sunday.

2006-03-24 11:41:59

By Elisabeth O'Leary SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain (Reuters) - A cease-fire by Basque separatist rebels ETA began on Friday and Spain's prime minister said he hoped to start peace talks with the group this year, once he was sure it really had laid down its guns forever.

2006-03-24 06:51:33

By Elisabeth O'Leary SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain (Reuters) - A ceasefire declared by Basque guerrilla group ETA came into force on Friday, spreading hope that four decades of violence and fear might finally have come to an end.

2006-03-23 18:24:48

By Gideon Long and Elisabeth O'Leary MADRID/SAN SEBASTIAN (Reuters) - A ceasefire declared by Basque separatists ETA came into force on Friday as politicians in Spain and throughout Europe urged the group to hand over its weapons and renounce violence for good.

2006-03-23 15:25:02

By Julia Hayley MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish political leaders on Thursday demanded that ETA prove that it has abandoned violence before there can be talks on the separatist group's ceasefire in its campaign for independence for the Basque country.

2006-03-23 10:29:56

By Julia Hayley MADRID (Reuters) - Spain greeted Basque guerrilla group ETA's declaration of a ceasefire with a blend of hope and skepticism on Thursday, and the government indicated its response would be slow and cautious.

2006-03-23 07:24:54

By Julia Hayley MADRID (Reuters) - The Spanish government should take a hard line with ETA, analysts said on Thursday, a day after the Basque guerrilla group announced a ceasefire that has been greeted with widespread political and media skepticism.

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