WORLD Myanmar military extends ceasefire period for 1 more month


Myanmar military extends ceasefire period for 1 more month


17:21, April 30, 2021

YANGON, April 30 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar military extended its non-operation period across the country to May 31, according to a statement released by the Office of the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services on Friday.

Demonstrators take cover behind a barricade during a protest in Mandalay, Myanmar, March 15, 2021. /Reuters via CGTN

The military will continue suspending all military operations across the nation except for the period when security and administrative machinery of the government in addition to state defense and administrative measures are encroached on, the statement said.

The statement added that the ceasefire period is extended to hold further talks with the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) signatory ethnic armed organizations for further strengthening of peace process in accord with the NCA, to continue further discussions with non NCA signatory ethnic armed organizations until they sign the agreement and to discuss necessary measures till the eternal peace is accomplished.

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