BRIEF – Ceasefire talks scheduled for 8 March

The Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team, representing the ethnic armed groups which are negotiating ceasefire terms with the Burmese government, is scheduled to meet with the Internal Peace Making Working Committee in Rangoon on 8 March, ahead of scheduled talks between the ethnic groups in Karen State capital Hpa-an. The government delegation will be headed by President’s Office Minister Aung Min and the itinerary includes an update on the last round of ethnic talks at the Karen National Union’s headquarters Lawkheela last month.