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Some ethnic groups rule out talks with Myanmar military as powerful ones stay silent

Members of various ethnic groups take part in a demonstration against the military coup in Yangon on Feb 24, 2021.
Members of various ethnic groups take part in a demonstration against the military coup in Yangon on Feb 24, 2021.PHOTO: AFP

BANGKOK - Almost three weeks ago, residents of Kawkareik town near Myanmar's border with Thailand marched on the streets to protest against the Feb 1 military coup.

Unlike elsewhere in the country, they did not encounter resistance from the military and police.

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