Myanmar’s Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing presides over an army parade on Armed Forces Day in Naypyitaw in March 2021. Photo: AP
Myanmar’s Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing presides over an army parade on Armed Forces Day in Naypyitaw in March 2021. Photo: AP
Myanmar

Head of Myanmar’s military government begins peace talks with ethnic militia groups, but doubts remain

  • Min Aung Hlaing’s meetings with leaders of ethnic armed Organisations are their first face-to-face peace talks since the military seized power in February 2021
  • There is scepticism the talks will do much to advance peacemaking, because none of the groups attending is currently in armed conflict with the government

Myanmar’s Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing presides over an army parade on Armed Forces Day in Naypyitaw in March 2021. Photo: AP
Myanmar’s Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing presides over an army parade on Armed Forces Day in Naypyitaw in March 2021. Photo: AP
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