Gen. Gun Maw of the Kachin Independence Army posted a copy of Suu Kyi’s letter, dated 22 December, on his Facebook page.
One civilian was shot dead and three injured when AA troops mistook boat passengers on the Kaladan River for Burmese soldiers.
“We understand that the government has a lot of issues to resolve, in particular the Arakan Crisis. However, the peace process should be its priority,” says Khun Okker.
The state government accuses the Shan army of contravening a state-level agreement outlining areas of control and prompting hostilities with Burmese troops.
“The state counsellor told me that every child has a right to education,” said KBC’s Reverend Samson Hkalam.
Burmese government forces, Kachin, Shan and Palaung rebels all involved in armed clashes this week.