The government’s new peace negotiator is set to have his first meeting with delegations of ethnic armed groups that didn’t sign last year’s Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement.
As the ethnic alliance concludes talks aimed at negotiations with Burma’s new civilian government, one of its members is coming under renewed army pressure.
Ethnic armed groups previously frozen out of nationwide ceasefire talks will be offered an opportunity to get on board the peace process.
Senior statesman and veteran of Burma’s ethnic ceasefire talks, Hkun Okker talks to DVB about the NCA, the Kokang, the Big 5, and the next round.
Representatives of ethnic armed groups and Burmese government officials meet in Chiang Mai to discuss how best to approach the post-ceasefire meetings.
Senior peace negotiators say they have reached agreement on several outstanding points at the latest round of ceasefire talks in Rangoon.