Govt, Military Discuss ‘Terrorist’ Label for Rakhine State Militants

State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has been holding talks with military leaders regarding the labeling of militants in northern Rakhine State as terrorists, government spokesperson U Zaw Htay told The Irrawaddy.

“There have been discussions between the State Counselor and military leaders about labeling them as a terrorist organization,” he told The Irrawaddy on Thursday.