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Top Myanmar General in China for Official Visit: Junta

File image of Chairman of the Restoration Council of Shan State (RCSS) Yawd Serk (L) and Myanmar's Military Vice Senior General Soe Win. AFP / Thet Aung

The Myanmar junta’s second-in-command arrived in China on Saturday for an official visit, the junta’s information team said, as clashes with ethnic minority fighters raged in the north of the country despite a Beijing-brokered ceasefire.

Vice-senior General Soe Win arrived in Qingdao in Shandong province, where he will attend a “Green Development Forum” hosted by the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, the junta’s information office said in a statement.

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