7 Jan 2013An emergency meeting of the New Mon State Party (NMSP) Executive Committee
was held on January 4 to discuss the current Burmese military offensive against Kachin State.
Attendees convened at party headquarters in Ye Chaung Phya area, close to the
Thai-Burma border, and called for an immediate countrywide ceasefire and political
dialogue with ethnic groups, according to NMSP’s Foreign Affairs Official, Nai Hong Sar Poune Khain.