“What good can come of us ethnic groups fighting each other? We even wanted to stop fighting with the government, let alone other ethnic groups.”
Burma’s Ministry of Home Affairs has removed three rebel groups from a list of unlawful associations, and two from a list of terrorist groups.
Only seven of 19 delegations attending the summit of ethnic armed groups today in Chiang Mai have agreed to sign a nationwide ceasefire with Naypyidaw.
The Restoration Council of Shan State warned political parties in Shan State to halt election campaigns in the region due to ongoing armed clashes.