The Arakan Liberation Army says one of its fighters is missing in action and another was captured as the militia clashed with the Arakan Army.
Ethnic armed groups previously frozen out of nationwide ceasefire talks will be offered an opportunity to get on board the peace process.
The issue of disarmament was high on the agenda, both with Min Aung Hlaing in Naypyidaw and at an ethnic summit in northern Thailand.
A small community of indigenous Chin people are bearing the brunt of war, reports an NGO, as fighting breaks out in the state’s south.
The vice chairman of the Arakan Liberation Party has called for ethnic unity, the day after three key rebel militias threatened to quit the NCCT.
The three ethnic militias tabled their resignations on the third day of the Law Khee La summit of ethnic armed organisations..