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Code of conduct being drafted for Myanmar ceasefire sigtories

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  31 Oct 2015 12:00 AM GMT

y Pyi Taw, October 30: The Myanmar government and eight ethnic armed groups out of 15 that recently signed the tionwide Ceasefire Accord (NCA) are drafting a code of conduct for the sigtories, an official report said on Friday. It is being drafted at a three-day meeting, that began on Thursday, of the Joint Ceasefire Monitoring Committee at the Myanmar Peace Centre in Yangon, Xinhua reported. The code of conduct instructs troops from both sides on how to abide by the truce and will be written in both Burmese and ethnic languages, the report said. The Myanmar government and the ethnic armed groups signed the accord on October 15. The two sides have decided to meet again in November and arrange political dialogue. The two sides were set to draw up a political framework within 60 days after the formal NCA signing and start a political dialogue within 90 days. (IANS)

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