The Myanmar military’s recent ceasefire announcement has earned it praise and lingering suspicion among ethnic leaders and observers.
Unprecedented unilateral move intended to allow time for peace talks; truce does not cover Rakhine, where military is fighting AA
However, some observers are puzzled by the military’s willingness to deal with TNLA, AA and MNDAA
A small but high-profile group of liberal activists is growing increasingly disillusioned with the administration Myanmar voted into power with sky-high hopes three years ago.
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The sanctions would include Myanmar's lucrative textile industry and potentially put at risk thousands of jobs but would not come into effect immediately.
During his lifetime, Nai Ngwe Thein fought for democracy and rights for his ethnic Mon people under four generations of military dictatorship, undeterred by four prison sentences.
The US imposed sanctions on a China-based tech firm, its N. Korean CEO and a Russian subsidiary, accusing them of moving illicit funding to N. Korea in violation of US sanctions.
Bidhayak Das looks at whether the current framework agreement will hold through the finalization of a Naga peace deal.
"Today, the opportunity presents itself for talks," said NMSP Vice Chairman Nai Hong Sar. "I want us to try to make the best use of that opportunity."
TNLA, Arakan Army, MNDAA meet government negotiators for trust-building talks, participant says.
Ethnic signatories to the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement will review the current political landscape and the peace process.