The northern groups say that Myanmar should rely on its own internal strength.
The Northern Alliance, a member of the Union Political Dialogue and Conciliation Committee (FPNCC), welcomed China's intervention to resolve the conflicts in Burma.
Shan State issued the 7 points statement after the meeting of the seven Northern Alliance groups held for two days on March 15th and 16th in Pan San, Wa Autonomous Region.
The following are the 7 statements,
(1) Leaders from Union Political Coordination Committee (FPNCC) working meeting "Wa" People's Unity Army (UWSA), Shan/Kiyan Special Region (4), Peace and Unity Committee (PSC-NDAA), Kachin Independence Army (KIA), Shan State Progressive Party (SSPP), Myanmar National Party for Truth and Justice (MNTJP), Rakhine Army (AA), the Palaung State Liberation Front (PSLF) attended.
(2) In the meeting, the internal conflicts that have risen after 2021 and the internal and external affairs at the time of the outbreak of the Covid-19 epidemic were discussed again. They were able to openly comment and discuss issues of concern to each of their sub-groups.
(3) During the meeting, after the discussions and presentations of the various groups, either the entire meeting was covered, or the different topics were discussed among the groups.
(4) With regard to Myanmar's internal affairs, it is assumed that the minority ethnic groups in the border region will establish peace with Burma and establish a federal democratic union. There are various ways to implement this idea. But in the end, we have to rely on the strength and abilities of our own minority ethnic groups.
(5) Each of its member organizations would like to express their gratitude to the Chinese government for their generous and unconditional support during the Covid-19 pandemic. In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, we will continue to work with the Chinese government to increase the stability of the border region and work together in health, social, immigration, trade and other areas. We are also grateful for the assistance provided by other organizations for the prevention and control of the Covid-19 disease.
(6) We welcome and support the intervention of the People's Republic of China to end the internal conflicts in Myanmar.
(7) As a meeting and presentation of joint activities between the members of the organization, exchanging discussions and understanding were established between the groups. We were able to increase trust and cooperation.
After that, FPNCC stated that there are various ways to implement this idea, but in the end, we will have to rely on the strength and capabilities of our own minority ethnic groups.