The NMSP says it is still finding it hard to hold public consultations with ethnic Mon as part of its national-level political dialogue more than a month after signing the NCA.
Padoh Saw Kwel Htoo Win says he hopes words, not bullets, will convince the Tatmadaw to withdraw from KNU-controlled territory where Tatmadaw soldiers are rebuilding an old road.
Kachin Independence Army downplays significance of retreat; Tatmadaw in second offensive so far this year.
More than 800 residents of northern Shan State have been displaced by recent fighting between the RCSS and TNLA and taken shelter in local monasteries.
The NMSP says it cancelled local political dialogue meetings for ethnic Mon after the Tatmadaw refused to allow more than 30 people join the events.
Some 2,000 flee latest round of fighting; KNLA says Tatmadaw repairing road in preparation for new attack.
The TNLA says its soldiers killed three members of the RCSS and seized some of the rival ethnic armed group's weapons and ammunition during two days of fighting in Shan State.
A KIA spokesman said the Tatmadaw was trying to wrest control of parts of Kachin State it failed to reach in an offensive two months ago.
The UWSA says its fighters blocked Tatmadaw soldiers from building a road through contested territory in southern Shan State without prior notice.
Clashes between the Mon National Liberation Army and the Karen National Liberation Army have increased in recent months.
A court in Shan State on Monday sentenced eight ethnic Shan men accused of fighting for the Restoration Council of Shan State to prison terms ranging from three to 10 years.
TNLA spokesman denies longstanding Army claims that rebel groups are targeting town; authorities have yet to name suspects
"My sincere intention is permanent peace along the Thai-Myanmar border," said Snr. Gen. Min Aung Hlaing.
A look at the decisions behind the power shift in the ethnic blocs as the peace process continues.
The KNPP says it will let the military question its witness to the army's alleged execution of four men in Karenni State last year when it feels it is safe for him to do so.