ASEAN ready to assist Myanmar

Amid the unfolding unrest since the military coup in Myanmar, the ASEAN 2021 Chair has called on all parties in the country to refrain from instigating further violence, and conveyed ASEAN’s readiness to assist Myanmar in a positive, peaceful and constructive manner.

In the Chair’s Statement on the Informal ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (IAMM) between the bloc’s foreign ministers held virtually on March 2, the ASEAN Chair also urged all parties concerned in Myanmar to seek a peaceful solution, through constructive dialogue and practical reconciliation, in the interests of the people and their livelihood.

More details on Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin