Arakan Army Wants Chinese belt and road initiative  
Occurred in Myanmar on July 24, 2019, at 10:20 AM
Reported by komin via Internet on July 25, 2019, at 11:10 AM in Myanmar

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The rebel Arakan Army has indicated that it welcomes foreign investors, including Chinese investment in large-scale infrastructure projects under the massive Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), in western Myanmar’s underdeveloped and war-torn Rakhine state, where the ethnic force is fighting the national military for greater autonomy and self-determination.

The group’s political wing, the United League of Arakan (ULA), said in a statement on July 18 that it approved of governments and institutions that want to establish mutually beneficial projects such as the China-based deep sea port and Kyaukphyu Special Economic Zone under the BRI, a trillion-dollar infrastructure and investment program that encompasses parts of Asia, Europe, and Africa.

Source: https://www.rfa.org/english/news/myanmar/arakan-army-voices-support-07232019152712.html
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