China will communicate and coordinate with all parties, while working concertedly with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), to promote peace talks in Myanmar and help ease the situation in the country at the earliest opportunity, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said. Wang made the remarks during a one-on-one exchange
Western Ambassadors Issue Joint Strong Statement in Myanmar Calling on Security Forces to Refrain from Violence Against Protesters
In a statement issued by the US embassy in Myanmar called on the military to relinquishes the power. U.S. Ambassador to Myanmar Thomas Vajda said in the statement: “We repeat our calls for the military to relinquish power, restore the democratically elected government, release those detained, lift all telecommunications restrictions, and refrain from violence.” The
Jokowi and Muhyiddin has Instructed their Foreign Ministers to Initiate an ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Myanmar
The leaders of Indonesia and Malaysia on Friday, February 5, said they were seeking a special meeting of foreign ministers of Southeast Asian nations to discuss the situation in Myanmar, where an elected government was overthrown in a coup earlier this week. Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo hosts Malaysia’s PM Muhyiddin Yassin with a welcome ceremony
One of the biggest challenges faced by the Biden administration in the Asia and Pacific Region is unquestionably the rapidly increasing PRC's influence in the entirety of East Asia and Pacific. Bloody border conflicts initiated with India in Ladakh, the militarization of the islands in the South China Sea, the tension over Senkaku/Diaoyu rocks with
In the early hours of Monday morning, February 1, tanks, helicopters, soldiers and police marched on the streets of Naypyidaw, Myanmar's capital. Within hours, the military took control of the government and canceling a planned parliamentary session, shutting down Internet networks across the country, shutting down the stock market and commercial banks, seizing the airport
ASEAN Member States have been closely following the current developments in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. We recall the purposes and the principles enshrined in the ASEAN Charter, including, the adherence to the principles of democracy, the rule of law and good governance, respect for and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms.
China: We Hope all Parties in Myanmar can Properly Handle Differences under the Constitutional and Legal Framework
Wang Wenbin, the spokesperson of the Chinese Foreign Ministry, said on Monday's routine press briefing that China has noticed Myanmar's situation and is seeking further information. "China is a friendly neighbor of Myanmar, and we hope all parties in Myanmar can properly handle differences under the constitutional and legal framework and safeguard political and social
Aung San Suu Kyi born on 19 June 1945 is a Burmese politician, diplomat, author, and a 1991 Nobel Peace Prize laureate who served as State Counsellor of Myanmar from 2016 to 2021. As the leader of the National League for Democracy and the first State Counsellor (a position equivalent to prime minister), she played
Following Military Coup in the Myanmar United States advise all U.S. citizens to review personal security plans, remain aware of their surroundings, and monitor the news for updates. Press Release THE EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA IN RANGOON IS TRANSMITTING THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION THROUGH THE AMERICAN LIAISON NETWORK AS A PUBLIC SERVICE TO U.S.