The Tatmadaw held a press conference in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday to clarify the situation about ethnic armed organizations, after the Tatmadaw declared a unilateral ceasefire in the country on 21 December, 2018.
At the press conference, held at the Defence Services Museum, the True News Team of the Tatmadaw also briefed the media about the arrests of members of the NSCN (K) and related groups in the North-West Command area, undertakings to assist in the peace process and public welfare by the Tatmadaw, joint training between the Navy and Air Force of the Tatmadaw, cooperation in the defence sector with ASEAN and neighbouring countries, enhancement of human resources by the Tatmadaw, and the situation in combating drugs.
The press conference was attended by Chairman of Tatmadaw True News Team Maj-Gen Soe Naing Oo, Vice Chairman Maj-Gen Tun Tun Nyi, Secretary Brig-Gen Zaw Min Tun and senior military officers from the Office of the Commander-in-Chief (Army), along with some 50 reporters from local news agencies, daily newspapers, journals, local TV news agencies and locally-based foreign news agencies.
The Tatmadaw True News Team replied to queries raised by those from news agencies.
The full text of the question and answer session can be seen on a video clip from Myawady Media on the You Tube Channel and will be reported on by daily newspapers, according to the Office of the Commander-in -Chief of Defence Services.—MNA