Myanmar to hold ceasefire talks with rebels

Seventeen armed groups hold internal dialogue ahead of nationwide ceasefire talks with the government.

    Ethnic rebels in Myanmar have agreed to start nationwide ceasefire talks with the government.

    Seventeen armed groups have been meeting for the past four days, in a bid to reach consensus ahead of the talks.

    Getting any truce to hold will not be easy, as Al Jazeera's Nicole Johnston reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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