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UN Envoy Calls on Thailand to Step Up on Myanmar Crisis



On Monday, during a visit to Thailand, Noeleen Heyzer, the U.N. secretary-general’s special envoy on Myanmar, called on the country’s government to play a more active role in resolving the crisis afflicting its neighbor.


In a statement issued after a meeting with Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, Heyzer said that the Thai leader should press Myanmar’s junta to commit to an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) peace plan. The Five-Point Consensus, as it is known, calls for the cessation of violence and inclusive political dialogue aimed at ending the crisis that has gripped Myanmar since last February’s coup.


Read more here: https://thediplomat.com/2022/01/un-envoy-calls-on-thailand-to-step-up-on-myanmar-crisis/


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