30 Jan 2013
The Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) on Tuesday accepted an offer
by the United Wa State Army (UWSA) to host peace talks
with the Burmese government’s Union-level Peacemaking Committee,
UWSA spokesman Aung Myint said, adding that the Wa group would mediate
the negotiations and had suggested holding a meeting in Panghsang in northern Shan State.