A Karen National Union delegation, led by its chairman, Saw Mutu Say Poe, left yesterday for Rangoon to meet with government officials for a new round of peace talks.
Padoh Thaw Thi Bwe, the organisations joint secretary confirmed with Karen News that a KNU delegation, led by Chairman Saw Mutu Say Poe, is schedule to meet government Minister, U Aung Min, from the president office today, June 15.
“The KNU delegation will meet the government’s delegations in Rangoon to discuss the current political situation and to progress the peace building process.”
The KNU delegation includes its Defense Department head, Padoh Saw Roger Khin, the Karen National Liberation Army’s Chief of Staff, General Johnny and Major Dee Kwe.
A separate group of KNU delegates, led by one of its Central Executive member, Padoh Saw Tadoh Moo, is also in Rangoon to discuss issues related to the current ceasefire arrangement with the government. Delegates include, Padoh Saw Aung Win Shwe from the KNU’s Foreign Department, Padoh Saw Eh Kalu Say, from the KNU Justice Department, Saw Ta M’la and Major Ta M’la Thaw.
A KNU press statement said the KNU delegation led by Padoh Tadoh Moo is schedule to meet with officials at the Myanmar Peace Center to discuss the ceasefire Code-of-Conduct that both the Burma Army and the KNLA have to obey.
These trips were arranged following a three-day meeting with the KNU Central Executive Committee on June 10 in a undisclosed location in the KNLA’s Brigade 7.