Myanmar’s shadow government parades new armed force

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(Reuters) – The underground government set up by opponents of Myanmar’s military junta said its first batch of recruits have finished training for a new defence force, releasing video of them parading in uniform. The National Unity Government had announced it would form a People’s Defence Force to challenge the army, which seized power on Feb. 1, ousting elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and plunging the Southeast Asian country into chaos. The video of the graduation ceremony was released on Friday in the name of Yee Mon, the shadow government’s defence minister. “This military is established by…

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