Myanmar rebels say army ignoring president's ceasefire




 
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Myanmar rebels say army ignoring president's ceasefire
 
January 20th, 2013  
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Myanmar rebels say army ignoring president's ceasefire
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's president said on Sunday he wanted peace talks with all ethnic rebel groups in the country, but government troops again attacked rebel positions in Kachin State in the northeast despite his order to cease fire, rebels and a local source said. President Thein Sein had issued the ceasefire order on Friday to troops in the La Ja Yang area of Kachin State near the border with China, where fighting has been fiercest. ...




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