DPN and govt agree on principles that would pave the way towards a nationwide ceasefire agreement and kick-starting the peace process.
The move came after UNFC delegates refused to speak to journalists about the conference, and barred media from entering the meeting room.
The dwindling alliance of ethnic armed groups joined under the United Nationalities Federal Council banner convenes a conference in Thailand chaired by a leader of one of its former members,…
The Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) and the Wa National Organisation (WNO) have withdrawn from the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC), a formerly seven-member coalition of ethnic armed groups.
Ahead of talks with the government, UNFC vice-chairman Nai Hongsa reiterates the ethnic bloc’s demands.
The non-binding agreement was reached in the Kachin State town following debate on DDR and SSR in a future federal union.