Different responses came from Asian countries when the army took over the power in Myanmar and imprisoned the elected rulers.


Indonesia Urges All Parties in Myanmar to Exercise Self-Restraint

1.Indonesia expresses its concern over the recent political situation in Myanmar.

2. lndonesia calls for the observance of the principles of ASEAN Charter, among other things, adherence to the rule of law, good governance, the principles of democracy and constitutional government.

3. Indonesia also underscores that all electoral differences be addressed in accordance with available legal mechanism.

4. Indonesia urges all parties in Myanmar to exercise self-restraint and put forth dialogue in finding solutions to challenges so as not to exacerbate the condition.


Malaysia views with serious concern over the latest developments in Myanmar today. Malaysia calls on the Myanmar military and all relevant parties to give utmost priority to the maintenance of peace and security in Myanmar, uphold the rule of law, and resolve any electoral discrepancies through established legal mechanisms and dialogue in a peaceful manner.

As a close neighbour and member of ASEAN, Malaysia continues to advocate for peace and stability, which are essential for progress and prosperity of all in this region, including in Myanmar. Malaysia reaffirms the strong support for Myanmar’s democratic transition, peace process and inclusive economic development.

The unity sought by the people of Myanmar continues to depend on the unity achieved among her leaders. Malaysia supports the continuation of discussion among Myanmar’s leaders to avoid adverse consequences to the people and state of Myanmar, especially in the current, difficult COVID-19 pandemic situation.


In response to media reports on the detention of Myanmar leaders and officials, including President Win Myint and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, the MFA Spokesperson said:
“Singapore expresses grave concern about the latest situation in Myanmar. We are monitoring the situation closely and hope all parties involved will exercise restraint, maintain dialogue, and work towards a positive and peaceful outcome. Myanmar is a close friend of Singapore and key member of ASEAN. We hope that the situation will return to normal as soon as possible.

The Philippine government is following with deep concern the developing situaiton in Myanmar, and is especially concerned with the safety of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.

Myanmar has made substantial and important strides toward democratization in recent years. The Phillipines has supported these efforts


Japan says it is “deeply concerned” over Monday’s military coup in Myanmar and called for the release of State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and other government figures who have been detained.


The Indian government has expressed “deep concern” over Monday’s military coup in Myanmar and voiced support for the process of democratic transition in the country.


We have noted what has happened in Myanmar and are in the process of further understanding the situation. China is a friendly neighbour of Myanmar’s. We hope that all sides in Myanmar can appropriately handle their differences under the constitution and legal framework and safeguard political and social stability.


Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon on Monday called the military takeover in neighbouring Myanmar an internal matter of the neighbouring country.


Cambodian leader Hun Sen declined to comment on Myanmar‘s military coup: “Cambodia does not comment on the internal affairs of any country at all, either within the ASEAN framework or any other country” – via Reuters


We encourage the pursuance of dialogue, reconciliation and the return to normalcy in accordance with the will and interests of the people of Myanmar

South Korea

South Korea expresses “deep concern” about Myanmar military coup