BRIEF - Ceasefire talks extended

Talks between government peace negotiators and ethnic representatives concerning the draft of a nationwide ceasefire agreement have been extended for an extra day. The Union Peace-making Work Committee and the National Ceasefire Coordination Team will reconvene on 23 May in Rangoon, where they will resume discussions of the seven-part draft agreement reached in March 2014. Today’s meeting covered Chapter’s one to three of the draft.