MYITKYINA, Myanmar - Myanmar's government launched a new round of peace talks with ethnic Kachin rebels on Tuesday, seeking to end a major armed conflict that has recently been overshadowed by strife between Buddhists and Muslims in other parts of the country.
Deputy chief of staff Maj Gen Guan Maw, centre, of Kachin Independence Army and representatives arrive to attend their cease-fire talks with Myanmar government in Myitkyina, Kachin state , on Tuesday. (AP photo)
The top government negotiator said the talks, if successful, could lead to a comprehensive cease-fire agreement with all ethnic rebel groups in a month or two.
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