The NCCT, an alliance of 16 ethnic armed groups, said it has established a 10-point set of guidelines for pursuing peace talks with the Burmese government, and that it has appointed five committees for attending to a future accord.
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Ethnic armed groups are due to come to a decision on whether to accept the second draft of a nationwide ceasefire.
Negotiations to finalise the nationwide ceasefire draft have been extended for an extra day at the Myanmar Peace Centre in Rangoon.
The secretary of the UNFC, told DVB he has concerns over a government proposal that suggested the ethnic armies would have to disarm and disband after signing a ceasefire.
A conference for discussing nationwide ceasefire is being held in eastern Burma’s Karen state from 20 to 22 January. Leading officials from 18 ethnic armed groups met at the Karen National Union’s Law Khee La headquarters.