The new flare-up in Myanmar


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The Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday expressed “deep concern” over the ongoing fighting in the Rikhawdar area in Myanmar’s Chin State, close to the border with India opposite Zowkhathar in Mizoram, which has led to Myanmarese nationals crossing to the Indian side. (See map) Myanmar has been in flames ever since the military seized power on February 1, 2021, the day the new parliament elected after the November 2020 elections was to convene. Ethnic Armed Organisations (EAOs) have joined armed civilian groups called People’s Defence Forces (PDFs) — allied with the country’s self-declared National Unity Government in exile —...