Delegations of the National Reconciliation and Peace Centre (NRPC) and the Karen National Union (KNU) held a meeting on peacemaking efforts at the headquarters in Yangon yesterday morning.
Dr Tin Myo Win, the Vice Chairman of NRPC and the Chairman of the Peace Commission, expressed thanks for the meeting to negotiate disputes in the peace-making process.
KNU’s Vice Chairman P’doh Saw Kwe Htoo Win said his organization is implementing the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement after they have signed it for the emergence of a Federal Democratic Union and called for serious discussions in peace talks to make a complete trust of people.
The meeting focused on the future peace-making plans, and it was attended by Vice Chairman of Peace Commission U Thein Zaw, its Secretary (retired) Lt-Gen Khin Zaw Oo, and members of Peace Commission advisory board U Hla Maung Shwe and U Moe Zaw Oo, General Secretary of the KNU P’doh Saw Tah Doh Moo, P’doh Saw Sal Ge, P’doh Saw Klu Say and Saw Malar Thaw and Saw Nay Tha Balay.
During the press conference, U Hla Maung Shwe said “The government side discussed the remaining points for further discussions, and preparations for organizing a Joint Implementation Coordination Meeting. The government peace negotiator offered a meeting with the signatories of NCA-S EAO before 25 December, and a JICM after 4 January.”
P’doh Saw Tah Doh Moo also said, “The meeting was very friendly and frankly. Especially, both sides discussed the future plans after the JICM as it is a crucial meeting for implementing NCA. The Union Peace Conference – 21st Century Panglong is also a crucial step for NCA. And that we are completely focusing on these processes.
FROM : GLOBAL NEW LIGHT