Some 451 IDPs sheltering at a Buddhist monastery as fighting enters third day.
Deadlock over national-level dialogues continues to delay progress at Union level
Addition of two signatories unlikely to ease armed conflict in country’s far north, however
Commanders say peace process is restricted by 2008 Constitution while Tatmadaw is only concerned with disarmament.
Coalition of ethnic groups hopes to revive deadlocked negotiations on NCA.
Sen Gen Min Aung Hlaing praises troops’ actions in Rakhine; political comments criticized by analysts