13.01.2022, 23:48

UN Special Envoy pledges to coordinate with ASEAN Chair to seek solution to Myanmar issue

 
UN Special Envoy pledges to coordinate with ASEAN Chair to seek solution to Myanmar issue

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen (L) arrives in Myanmar on January 7. (Photo: Xinhua/VNA)   

NDO/VNA – Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen held an online talks with Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary General for Myanmar Noeleen Hayzer on January 13, reported the Cambodian news agency AKP.


Minister Delegate Attached to the Cambodian PM Kao Kim Hourn is quoted by the news agency as saying that both sides mainly discussed the ASEAN-UN Framework Agreement for Cooperation in the context of Cambodia’s assumption of ASEAN Chair 2020.

Hayzer stressed that the UN and Cambodia could jointly offer solutions to regional issues, including Myanmar issue.

She called on ASEAN member states to support global efforts to settle Myanmar issue, including the progress of ASEAN Five-Point Consensus.

Hun Sen, for his part, said Cambodia will focus on the ASEAN Five-Point Consensus on crisis in Myanmar.

He suggested Hayzer hold a working session with Cambodian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn who is ASEAN Special Envoy to Myanmar, to facilitate and promote cooperation between ASEAN and the UN in seeking solutions to the Myanmar crisis.