Tatmadaw calls on media to issue news on fighting only after verification

Tatmadaw (government defence services) has issued a statement calling on news media to only report on battle news in fighting with ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) after verifying the clashes with the Tatmadaw.The statement issued by Tatmadaw says, “It needs to report true news regarding with Tatmadaw only after verifying them with Security and Border Affairs ministers concerned and Staff Officer Colonels in respective regional commands.”Tatmadaw True News Information Committee issued this statement on December 27 saying RFA, The Voice, Messenger News Journal, The Ladies, Mizzima, Irrawaddy, Khithit Media, VOA, The Fifth Wave News and The Ladies reported the battle news by citing and quoting only the statements issued by EAOs without verifying the news with the Tatmadaw.Media people have responded by saying they had difficulty in verifying battle news with the Tatmadaw as the given phone numbers could not be contacted or they did not answer, and moreover the Tatmadaw issued their statements on the battle news too late.....................


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