In 2 years between Obama trips, Myanmar's hope of solving ethnic conflicts turns to doubt

November 11, 2014 1:15 PM

5 0

In 2 years between Obama trips, Myanmar's hope of solving ethnic conflicts turns to doubt

FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2014 file photo, representatives of Myanmar government peace making group, right, shake hands with their counterparts of armed ethnic organizations, left, during their cease-fire talk at Myanmar Peace Center in Yangon, Myanmar. The first time President Barack Obama visited Myanmar, two years ago, the Southeast Asian country’s leaders were trying to broker a nationwide cease-fire with ethnic rebel groups amid unprecedented hope that real change was afoot. As Obama prepares to return for a pair or regional summits this week in mid-November, Myanmar’s leaders are still trying to secure a truce, but prospects for an end to the armed conflicts that have plagued the country for half a century have dimmed. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win, File) (The Associated Press)

FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2014 file photo, Lt. Gen. Myint Soe, right, of ministry of defense, applauds along with representatives of Myanmar government peace making group, right, and their counterparts of armed ethnic organizations, left, during their cease-fire talk at Myanmar Peace Center in Yangon...

Also read: Trump gives Petraeus a pass

Read more

To category page

Loading...