01 June 2017

News Story: Myanmar inks 33 agreements with ethnic armed groups

Hanoi (VNA) – The Government of Myanmar and ethnic armed groups signed a total of 33 agreements after the second meeting of the 21st Century Panglong Peace Conference was wrapped up in May 29.

Lieut. General Yar Pyae, vice chairman of the Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee (UPDJC), described the peace talks as very productive. 

“We are very pleased because we have never had results in previous talks. We have agreed on 37 points, which is a progress,” he said.

State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi urged the participants to make more steps in future talks.

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