In this picture taken on January 15, 2018, Prime Minister of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith (L) shakes hands with Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi (R) after agreement signing ceremony at the presidential house in Naypyidaw. (AFP / THET AUNG)
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Two armed ethnic groups in Myanmar have agreed to sign a cease-fire with the government, state media reported on Wednesday, as leader Aung San Suu Kyi seeks to revive a stuttering peace process to end decades of conflict.New Mon State Party and the Lahu Democratic Union agreed to sign the National Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) after a meeting with Suu Kyi and the military's commander-in-chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, in the capital, Naypyitaw, on Tuesday, state-run newspaper Global New Light of Myanmar reported.At least 10 rebel groups have not joined the NCA, an accord negotiated by the previous quasi-civilian administration.
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