The KNU/KNLA’s rejection comes days after another of Myanmar’s main EAOs, the KIA, refused to attend; both groups cited the talks’ failure to include all stakeholders.
The powerful ethnic army said the planned talks lack a substantive agenda and exclude key players, seen as a reference to the shadow govt and People’s Defense Force.
The regime told Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn he cannot meet with National Unity Government members because it is a ‘terrorist organization’.
On Human Rights Day, people across the country are vowing to stay home and businesses plan to close in a show of defiance against the country’s military junta.
ASEAN informed Beijing it would not accept the junta chief at the upcoming meeting to commemorate 30 years of ties between the country and the regional bloc.
The people will continue to fight to restore the election result that was stolen from them one year ago.
The country will not be represented at the meeting, as the junta has refused to send a ‘nonpolitical’ official in place of Min Aung Hlaing, who has been shunned by the bloc.
President U Win Myint told a court that on Feb. 1 he refused an order from senior military officers to step down, insisting to them that he preferred death.