Commander-in-Chief is ready to sign the ceasefire
Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing said all parties must use foresight when discussing issues involving ethnic armed groups and other internal affairs, at a military meeting on 18 September, the Global New Light of Myanmar reported on 19 September.
At the meeting, the senior general reiterated his support for democratisation and development and his readiness to sign the nationwide ceasefire agreement.
Also present at the meeting were Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services and Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win, Commander-in-Chief (Air force) General Khin Aung Myint and senior officers from the office of the Com- mander-in-Chief.
“The armed forces prefer representatives who can work in the interests of the nation through their political, economic, and administrative and defence outlooks,” he said.
The senior general urged participants in the peace process to strive to overcome challenges.