UN Chief Welcomes Appointment Of ASEAN Special Envoy On Myanmar


– United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, yesterday, welcomed the appointment of Erywan bin Pehin Yusof of Brunei Darussalam, as Special Envoy of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Chair, on Myanmar, said his spokesman.

This appointment is an important step towards the implementation of the consensus adopted at the ASEAN leaders meeting on Apr 24, said Stephane Dujarric, the UN spokesman, in a statement.

The United Nations looks forward to continuing its cooperation with ASEAN, on a coherent response to the crisis in Myanmar, noting, the complementary roles of the ASEAN special envoy and the UN special envoy, said the statement.


Source: NAM News Network

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