Announcement for EAOs to Ensure State Stability and Peaceful Living of Ethnic People

As it is found out that the so-called CRPH, NUG and PDF terrorist groups who are committing brutal bomb attacks and killing innocent people in some major cities are relating to KIA and TNLA groups, the State Administration Council released an announcement urging the EAOs to stop the acts of harming the peace and stability of the State, regional development and life and property of the ethnic people.

Announcement

The government formed the National Unity and Peacemaking Central Committee, the National Unity and Peacemaking Working Committee, and the National Unity and Peacemaking Coordination Committee in order to beef up the peace process and is striving for holding the coordination meetings with all EAOs after opening the routes to hold the smooth and effective peace talks.

As the so-called CRPH, NUG and PDF terrorists have committed terror acts in some major cities and brutally killed innocent people, security force members have made efforts to arrest those terrorists in cooperation with conscientious people. It was found that the terrorists arrested in some major cities of upper Myanmar including Mandalay and Sagaing regions and Kachin and Chin states along with the seized arms and ammunition were related to KIA and TNLA groups.

In so doing, security forces took action against 3,751 times of terror acts in some major cities from 1 February 2021 to date, arresting 1,492 terrorists and seizing 133 assorted arms, 1,693 rounds of ammunition, 28 grenades, 217 homemade mines and other explosives. Moreover, security forces conducted searching operations not to cause the terror acts. As such, they arrested 9,958 terrorists and seized 3,417 assorted arms, 161,500 rounds of ammunition, 647 grenades, 6,895 homemade mines and other explosives in time.

With regard to arrests of terrorists till today, six suspects were arrested in Mandalay for three times along with 200 Type 81 guns, 20 Type 81 machine guns, four K2-5 guns and one M-79 grenade launcher and eight suspects in Monywa for once with one 779 PADING III-S 40mm grenade launcher. A total of 209 offenders were arrested for 17 times in Mandalay and some major cities of upper Myanmar together with three M-16s, five AK-47s, 40 M-22s, 17 pistols, 61 K-22 guns, four K-12 guns, four KAs, one KO-3 guns, two KA launchers, 79 K2-5 long barrel guns, 36 K2-5 folded butts, 220 Type-81s, 20 Type-81 machine guns, 44 M-79LL 40mm grenade launchers, 12 779 PADNG III-S 40mm grenade launchers and other 549 assorted firearms.

According to the investigation of the terrorists, it was found that the arrestees comprised 43 persons who attended the explosive training course at KIA and 37 at TNLA. In scrutinizing the seized arms and ammunition, 220 Type-81 rifles, 79 K2-5 long barrel guns, 61 K-22 guns, 36 K2-5 folded butts, 20 Type-81 machine guns, four K-12 guns, four KA guns, one KO-3 gun, two KA launchers and 759 grenades were manufactured by KIA group.

The Tatmadaw is precisely and respectfully following the points of Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) signed on 15 October 2015 for restoration of the perpetual peace across the world while making efforts for restoring the peace in the entire nation in accord with the policy of the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services that “Tatmadaw will strictly abide by the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement in restoring the perpetual peace that is needed for the country and people”. Moreover, the State Administration Council prioritizes the peace and implements the five-point roadmap and nine objectives. As such, during the period when the entire ethnic people are suffering the socioeconomic impacts and downheartedness due to the impacts of COVID-19, ethnic armed organizations whether they have signed the NCA or are coordinating to sign the NCA are urged to stop the acts of harming the peace and stability of the State, regional development, and life and property of the ethnic people with intention or without intention. If they further commit any acts undermining the peace and stability and socioeconomic life of the State and the people, the Tatmadaw will perform necessary security measures.

Information Team

State Administration Council

  • The government accelerates action plans for peace and is striving for holding the coordination meetings with all EAOs.
  • A total of 3,751 times of terror acts were in some major cities. The security force members arrested 1,492 terrorists and seized 133 assorted arms, 1,693 rounds of ammunition, 28 grenades, 217 homemade mines and other explosives.
  • According to the investigation of the terrorists, it was found that the arrestees comprised 43 persons who attended the explosive training course at KIA and 37 at TNLA. The confiscated weapons and ammunition were manufactured by KIA group.
  • Ethnic armed organizations whether they have signed the NCA or are coordinating to sign the NCA are urged to stop the acts of harming the peace and stability of the State, regional development, and life and property of the ethnic people with intention or without intention.
  • If they further commit any acts undermining the peace and stability and socioeconomic life of the State and the people, the Tatmadaw will perform necessary security measures.