United Wa State Army, an ethnic armed rebels that has a ceasefire agreement with Burma’s military regime,

said it is facing renewed pressure by the junta to give-up armed struggle.

A UWSA official in an interview with Mizzima said, Maj-Gen Kyaw Phyoe, a regional Commander of the Burma Army based in Keng Tung had literally step up efforts to persuade the armed rebel to give up armed struggle and ‘exchange arms for peace’. continue http://www.mizzima.com/news/inside-burma/1439-uwsa-faces-renewed-pressures.html

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