“The first phase it to effect a ceasefire on the ground, to return to stability and order, so the people can enjoy peace and no longer be forced to flee.”
No reason was given for Major General Maung Maung Soe being transferred from his post as the head of Western Command in Rakhine.
Burma had pushed for a bigger slice of the roughly US$7.2 billion deep sea port in western Arakan State.
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Ceasefire groups urged Naypyidaw to facilitate “national-level political discussions” in Shan and Arakan states.