Govt peace delegation asks ethnic groups to disarm

Myanmar government peace delegation led by Dr. Tin Myo Win has told three ethnic armed groups of the Arakan, Palaung and Kokang ethnicities not to attack the Myanmar Army and to disarm so that they will be invited to join the upcoming peace conference, sources say. The peace delegation said that Myanmar Army chief Gen Min Aung Hlaing would give the “green light” to the three groups to join peace talks and perhaps sign the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement if they disarm, said a leader of a Palaung [Ta’ang] armed group, the Ta’ang National Liberation Army.

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