Com­man­der-in-Chief is ready to sign the ceasefire

Mizzima Business Weekly - - AFFAIRS / NEWS - (Mizzima)

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.

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