The Ta’ang group, an ally of the Arakan Army, warns Tatmadaw to stop targeting Arakanese civilians
He says Tatmadaw wants to get peace talks on track and facilitate IDPs’ return; Myitsone Dam ‘in Parliament’s hands’
Move reverses longstanding policy of only talking to the four EAOs separately
Another Development, a Yangon-based think-tank, said Facebook was overreacting and should distinguish between hate speech and updates on the state of fighting and peace talks.
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.
Sun Guoxiang meets leaders of AA, KIA, other non-NCA groups in Laiza, tells them Beijing seeks border stability
Amid deadly clashes in northern Rakhine, the Northern Alliance says it cannot adhere to ceasefire conditions unless a nationwide ceasefire is declared.
Some 750 IDPs from Mong Yin village are sheltering in Namtu town as RCSS clashes with joint TNLA/SSPP force
TNLA, Arakan Army, MNDAA meet government negotiators for trust-building talks, participant says.