Military representatives apparently wish the term federal union to be replaced by nation of democratic and federal union.
Only seven of 19 delegations attending the summit of ethnic armed groups today in Chiang Mai have agreed to sign a nationwide ceasefire with Naypyidaw.
Ko Salai, a representative of ABSDF at recent Law Khee La talks, speaks about the NCCT’s proposed amendments to the ceasefire draft and the road ahead.
The Wa leadership have already stirred controversy by inviting representatives of the Kokang rebel group MNDAA.
DKBA-allied militia says it wants to be included in ongoing negotiations between the govt and ethnic groups aimed at a Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement.
Salai Lian Hmung says issues concerning soldier recruitment conditions for political dialogue remain to be resolved when talks restart next week.