Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Office of the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services
Statement on Ceasefire and Eternal Peace
(2nd Wanning of Nadaw, 1382 ME)
(31 December 2020)
1. For striving towards the achievement of eternal peace aspired by the public and effective and rapid control of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, the Office of Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services has issued a statement to enforce the ceasefire from 1 to 31 December 2020 in all areas excluding the areas where terrorist groups declared by the government take positions. The Tatmadaw was forming a peace dialogue committee to hold discussions with EAOs for achieving eternal peace.
2. With the aim to achieve eternal peace in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, to smoothly implement peace processes with EAOs, and to increase momentum of effective containment, prevention and treatment of COVID-19 pandemic, The Tatmadaw announced the extension of suspension of military activities from 1 to 31 January 2021 in all areas excluding the areas where terrorist groups declared by the government take positions.
Office of Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services