U.S. Embassy Statement on Security Situation in Muse Township
May 14, 2018
We are deeply concerned by the casualties caused by recent clashes between the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA), Government security forces, and militias in Muse Township in Northern Shan State, and express our heartfelt sympathy to the families of those killed and injured in the conflict. We urge all relevant parties to exercise restraint in protecting the civilian population from further casualties, to allow humanitarian aid to reach all communities affected by conflict, and to negotiate for peaceful solutions to the problems that have plagued this nation for decades. We stand ready to support such efforts.