24 Dec 2012
US called for a peace talk between the government and the Kachin Independence Organisation
(KIO), according to a press release on Thursday.
A delegation led by US Ambassador Derek Mitchell visited the refugee camps
in Myitkyina and Waingmaw in Kachin State on December 17 and 18 and discussed
about the ongoing conflicts in Kachin State with the government and security officials,
internally-displaced persons (IDPs), and civil, political and religious leaders.