1-year ceasefire declared in Myanmar by junta leader

After practically a year of lethal battle between the Burmese navy junta that overthrew the federal government and citizen protesters and insurgent insurgent groups, Burmese junta chief General Min Aung Hlaing has declared a ceasefire in Myanmar after meeting with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen. The Prime Minister met with the junta chief on Friday after months of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations making an attempt to send an envoy to negotiate peace in the troubled nation.
As the leader of the National Administrative Council that is holding control in Myanmar now, Min Aung Hlaing stated that he had organized a 5-month ceasefire with the Ethnic Armed Organizations aligned in opposition to them, set to run out subsequent month. But Components agreed to now extend that ceasefire till the end of 2022.
The information was reported by the Vietnam News Agency that was citing a press release that had been issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Cambodia. The Burmese leader stated that he was asking in the interest of the folks of Myanmar that each one events stay calm and refrain from any more violence in acceptance of the peace treaty.
In a stunning change after all, Min Aung Hlaing said that he welcomed the Special Ambassador to Myanmar from ASEAN to participate within the ceasefire talks with the EAO after months of treading water making an attempt to get representatives from the countries of Southeast Asia into Myanmar with no progress.
The go to from Cambodia’s prime minister may be as a result of, as of January 1st, Cambodia is the new chair of ASEAN. Hun Sen is now the primary overseas leader on Burmese soil since the coup last February. He spent two days on the ground in hopes of discovering solutions to the political crisis and opening up the navy junta to constructive talks with nations in the region that have a stake within the stability of Myanmar and Southeast Asia.
One telling element is that, whereas inviting the ASEAN Special Ambassador to Myanmar and the ASEAN Secretary-General to come back to the nation, they stressed the necessity to arrange logistics for humanitarian help and Covid-19 vaccination for the people of Myanmar, suggesting that perhaps a rising medical emergency has prompted the change of heart.
Regardlessly, many hope news of a ceasefire and being open to international help and negotiation will be the start of a path to peace and recovery for the ravaged nation..

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