The talks aim to pave the way for formal talks in Naypyitaw, but the extent to which the groups can push forward in negotiating their demands remains to be seen.
Veterans urge young people to remember sacrifice of revolutionary movement.
Meanwhile, KIO says it is not bound by Tatmadaw’s four-month truce
U Zaw Htay says AA ‘not excluded’ from peace process; gov’t is prioritizing assistance to IDPs in Rakhine
Following a negotiation team restructure, the KNU is likely to rejoin formal peace talks following months of hiatus.
Standing Committee statement repeats objection to Tatmadaw’s “new” conditions for implementing the NCA
Central Committee seeks ‘consensus’ on decision-making amid suspension of talks with government, military
Ethnic armed groups are meeting in Chiang Mai to decide whether to join a summit with the state counselor and military chief aimed at reviving Myanmar's stalled peace process.
The KNU decided to continue working toward a peace deal with the government after a three-week meeting to review the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement, which it signed in 2015.
The Karen National Union puts its troops on alert after Karen militias clashed with Tatmadaw troops in areas controlled by KNU Brigade (5).