Senior statesman and veteran of Burma’s ethnic ceasefire talks, Hkun Okker talks to DVB about the NCA, the Kokang, the Big 5, and the next round.
The issue of disarmament was high on the agenda, both with Min Aung Hlaing in Naypyidaw and at an ethnic summit in northern Thailand.
Representatives of ethnic armed groups and Burmese government officials meet in Chiang Mai to discuss how best to approach the post-ceasefire meetings.
Burmese govt looks to exclude MNDAA, TNLA and AA, but ethnic bloc representative reaffirms the NCCT line that all groups must be included in NCA.
Ethnic spokesman Hkun Okker said the 12 armed-group delegations were granted about five minutes each to speak directly to the president.
DVB’s Aye Nai interviewed Col Hkun Okker, a member of the ethnic delegates’ Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT) about the results of the meeting and the challenges of finding lasting…