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KAREN NATIONAL UNION
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Position Statement of KNU on Current Situation in the Country
December 4, 2012
! The KNU reaffirms deeply its appreciation of effort by current Burma
(Myanmar) government and its processes for securing ceasefire and peace with
the armed ethnic organizations.
! The violent suppression by Myanmar authorities of the ongoing people’s
movement relating to Letpadaung Taung Copper Mining Project should never
have happened.

! Similarly, while effort is being made to halt the war and secure peace in Kachin
State, there are the heightening of offensive momentum by Myanmar Army and
the burning down of the sanctuaries of the IDP.!

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! In the time when effort for national reconciliation and peace is being
made, such appalling actions have caused great concern with regard to
future prospect for peace.

Central Standing Committee
Karen National Union (KNU)
Supreme Headquarters
Contact Point - Saw David Tharckabaw;
Mobile
-(66) 843 814 679

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