U Zaw Htay says AA ‘not excluded’ from peace process; gov’t is prioritizing assistance to IDPs in Rakhine
Group meets with government negotiators for informal talks in Chiang Mai
Armed group repeats its hope that informal talks can get stalled peace process back on track
Two-day summit ends with statement on seven common goals
Meeting aims to resolve key deadlocks facing peace process, Arakan Liberation Party says
Once a vocal supporter of the peace process, Padao Mahn Nyein Maung no longer appears to trust the government or Army
By agreeing to the demand, gov’t and Tatmadaw would set worrying precedent for other signatories, analysts point out.
Secretary of Peace Commission says agency will visit northeast of country to discuss ethnic group’s reservations.
Too soon for decision on signing NCA, Kachin leader says after FPNCC members meet with state counselor, Army chief
Party would consider attending third session of 21st-Century Panglong Peace Conference if invited, broker says