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Myanmar rebel leaders want greater autonomy before signing ceasefire| Reuters

May 06, 2015    

YANGON (Reuters - Rebel leaders in Myanmar on Wednesday urged the government to amend the military-drafted constitution to give more autonomy to ethnic minorities, a step they said would make it easier to sign a national ceasefire agreement.In a statement released at the end of a six-day summit in Pansang on the border with China, the heads of a dozen rebel armies risen from various ethnic groups in Myanmar also called on the government to cease its military offensives against them and to create a federal system.The rebel leaders had gathered at the headquarters of the powerful United Wa State...

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