China’s special envoy meets with C-in-C to discuss border clashes

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives H.E. Mr. Sun Guoxiang, Special Envoy of Asian Affairs of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China in February, 2018. Photo: Senior General Min Aung Hlaing/Facebook

China’s special envoy on Asian affairs met with Myanmar’s military Coammander-in-Chief on Tuesday in the aftermath of clashes along the border between Myanmar and China that left at least three Chinese citizens dead, VOA reported.

Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing held talks with Sun Guoxiang in Myanmar’s capital city of Nay Pyi Taw. The two discussed border security and the delay of an upcoming round of talks that are part of a longstanding effort to end fighting between ethnic armies and Myanmar’s military.

The Myanmar Defense Ministry reported that the Chinese envoy denounced the violence in Myanmar’s Shan state on May 12 on the outskirts of Muse .

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