Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing met leaders of four ethnic armed groups Tuesday in the capital.
Dialogue promotes trust, while exchanging views advances peace, the senior general told Karen National Union Chairman Saw Mutu Sae Po, Saw Yin Nu of KNU/KNLA (PC), Saw Mo Shae of the Democratic Karen Benevolent Army and Sai La of the Restoration Council of Shan State/Shan State Army.
At the meeting, the senior general said the
Tatmadaw wished for peace and held the view that national development tasks could only be carried after the country was stable.
Afterwards, the ethnic armed group leaders,all signatories to the Union Day deed of commitment, and senior Tatmadaw
officers discussed political, military and social issues.