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Four parties set up a military alli
Subject: Four parties set up a military alliance
Four parties set up a military alliance
Date: August 25, 1995
Following the Slorc's breaking of ceasefire agreement with KNPP and
increasing of sending troops to the KNPP area to wipe out KNPP members
from their native area, leaders of the Karenni National Progressive
Party(KNPP), All Burma Students' Democratic Front(ABSDF), Mergui/Tavoy
United Front and Social Democrats, Burma(SDB) organized a meeting aiming
to find out an appropriate way to help the KNPP, at a secret location of
Burma near Thai-Burma border, on August 17, 1995.
The violation of the ceasefire by the SLORC has led to the critical
military situation in the Karenni National Progressive Party (KNPP) area.
To support the KNPP in it's just struggles and to initiate a genuine
country-wide national reconciliation, the military alliance was formed.
The members agreed to cooperate and help each other.
The meeting agreed to strengthen the line of communication and exchange of
information amongst the group.
A meeting will be done very soon for the extension and promotion of
The meeting assigned U Nyi Htwe of SDB as a Coordinator of the military
The Alliance reiterated that they will continue their struggle until the
achievement of their goals despite any difficulties.
The Alliance calls on the international community to impose effective
sanctions against the Slorc until a genuine democratic government is formed
with the mandate of the entire people of Burma..
1. U Raymond Htoo Gen Sec: Karenni National Progressive Party
2. U Saw Han Chairman Mergui/Tavoy United Front
3. U Sein Yin Member Mergui/Tavoy United Front
4. U Moe Thee Zun Chairman All Burma Students' Democratic Front
5. U Aung Thu Nyein Vice-Chairman ABSDF
6. U Win Min Joint-Gen Secretary ABSDF
7. U Zaw Min Joint-Secretary ABSDF
8. U Nyi Htwe Chairman Social Democrats, Burma
9. U Than Lwin Exec. Dir: Social Democrats, Burma
Joint-Secretary of Foreign Affairs
For more information please contact: Zaw Min_ joint-Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the ABSDF _Tel/Fax: 379