Analysis: Military Chief Says Tatmadaw Wants Peace — but Not Because It’s Weak

Source: The Irrawaddy

Published on July 11, 2018, 11:46 p.m.

NAYPYITAW — The Myanmar government and the military (or Tatmadaw) are actively participating in the peace process — but this should not be misread as a sign of weakness on the part of the armed forces, said commander-in-chief Senior-General Min Aung Hlaing in his speech on the first day of the third session of the 21st-Century Panglong Peace Conference on Wednesday.

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