Mizzima Business Weekly - - CONTENTS -

State Coun­sel­lor Aung San Suu Kyi met with the seven North­ern Al­liance mem­bers, in­clud­ing the United Wa State Army [UWSA], on the side-lines of the 21st Cen­tury Pan­g­long Peace Con­fer­ence in Nay Pyi Taw on May 26, and dis­cussed the changes the armed groups want to make to the Na­tion­wide Cease­fire Agree­ment.

Dur­ing the meet­ing at her home in Nay Pyi Taw, rep­re­sen­ta­tives from the groups gave her a book out­lin­ing their po­lit­i­cal stance.

The North­ern Al­liance con­sists of UWSA, Kachin In­de­pen­dence Army (KIA), Ta’ang Na­tional Lib­er­a­tion Front/Palaung State Lib­er­a­tion Front (TNLA/PSLF), Arakan Army (AA), Myan­mar Na­tional Demo­cratic Al­liance (MNDAA) or Kokang group, Shan State Pro­gres­sive Party/Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) and Na­tional Demo­cratic Al­liance Army (NDAA) or Mongla group.

None of the seven mem­ber groups signed the Na­tion­wide Cease­fire Agree­ment.

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