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A Press Release by UNFC

By United Nationalities Federal Council  •  July 17, 2016

The UNFC Delegation led by Chairman N. Ban La of the KIO met with State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi today at the National Reconciliation and Peace Center (NRPC). The discussion at the meeting was centered on the much anticipated 21st Century Panglong Conference initiated by the State Counsellor.

At the meeting, the UNFC leadership raised its concern over the continued war waged against the ethnic nationalities by the Tatmadaw, especially along the northern border, and the leaders have asked for the cessation of fighting. The leaders expressed their hope that with the leadership of the State Counsellor all parties to the armed conflict would be able to declare a genuinely nationwide ceasefire.

The State Counsellor reiterated the NLD’s commitment to establish a federal union. Also, she emphasized the importance of the rule of law being fundamental to both achieving peace in the nation and establishing a federal union through a constitution.

Both sides also agreed to further negotiate on approaches to the NCA and the all-inclusive peace process.

The following leaders attended the meeting today:
1) State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
2) Dr. Tin Myo Win
3) U Kyaw Tint Swe, and
4) U Moe Zaw Oo
5) General N. Ban La
6) Nai Htaw Mon
7) Khu Able Tweet
8) Lt. General Hso Hten
9) Khu Oo Reh, and members of the Delegation for Political Negotiation.
The UNFC delegation will have a press briefing tomorrow, July 18, at 8:00 am at the
Chatrium Hotel, No. 40 Natmauk Road, Yangon.
For further media information, please contact:
Khu Oo Reh, Head of the Delegation for Political Negotiation (DPN)
(95) 0931 430 300 and (66) 0848 051 344.

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