Myanmar Government Reportedly Mobilize Troops in Eastern Shan State

On May 10th, the Junta mobilized a significant number of government forces for deployment to the Northeastern Command, based in the city of Lashio in northern Shan State. The Junta also issued several directives to the command to prepare for “potential imminent war.”

The mobilization and issuance of directives came after the Shan State Progressive Party declared war against the Junta, stating that negotiations with the government were not effective or viable.

Joaquin Camarena
Joaquin Camarena
Joaquin the panda began Sino Talk in 2022 primarily to give an objective, unbiased view on China related topics as well as other issues related to the Indo-Pacific region. He spent several years studying and traveling throughout China and many countries in the Indo-Pacific region. In another life, the panda was also a U.S. Marine intelligence analyst who enjoyed bamboo MREs and drinking bourbon and soju. Indo-Pacific Division Desk Chief for Atlas News.

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