Cambodia’s Hun Sen offers to negotiate with Myanmar’s Hlaing

Report: Thai PM says junta is losing strength and could be time for talks.

Cambodia’s acting head of state — has offered to negotiate with General Min Aung Hlaing — the head of Myanmar’s junta, which has suffered a series of battlefield defeats at the hands of the ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) and the People’s Defence Force (PDF).

The offer to meet via video conference was delivered after Hun Sen met with Kyaw Soe Min, Myanmar’s ambassador to Cambodia in Phnom Penh on April 8, shortly after the Karen National Union (KNU) captured the key town of Myawaddy.

Myawaddy straddles the Thai border with Mae Sot and its fall to the EAOs-PDF was the latest in a series of unprecedented victories over the junta in a five-month dry season offensive.

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