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January 2022

Episode: KPN 30-1-2022

Kaladan Radio January 30, 2022 139 4


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Burma in danger of collapsing – UNSC President

UN Security Council calls for immediate end to hostilities in Burma Daw Khin Myo Thet will tell the full story.

The UN Security Council held a closed-door meeting on Burma on Friday at the UN headquarters in New York. He also called for an immediate end to the fighting.

“The United Nations Security Council is deeply concerned about the deteriorating political, economic, human rights and humanitarian situation in Burma, and the United Nations Security Council strongly condemns the military’s crackdown on civilians, including children.”

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“The United Nations Security Council is deeply concerned about the deteriorating political, economic, human rights and humanitarian situation in Burma, and the United Nations Security Council strongly condemns the military’s crackdown on civilians, including children.

Ahead of a Security Council meeting, Norwegian Ambassador Mona Juul told reporters ahead of a Security Council meeting that Burma’s military junta, led by Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, has condemned the Burmese military coup’s use of force against civilians, including children, in Burma.

Britain’s deputy ambassador to the United Nations, James Kariuki, who called for a UN Security Council meeting, said the Burmese military was trying to intimidate the country and seek a negotiated solution to Burma.

“It has been a year since the military took power in Burma. The Burmese military is trying to seize power by resorting to violent attacks, killing children, bombing villages and attacking schools. The only way out is to stop the violence in Burma.

Geraldine Byrne Nsson, Ambassador to Ireland, spoke in support of the five-point agreement reached by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

“ASEAN has a responsibility. ASEAN must assist in resolving the Burma issue and must work together to resolve it.”

He said the Security Council requested that in addition to the International Atomic Energy Agency’s ongoing inspections in Myanmar, that it monitor Myanmar’s compliance with “the steps required by the IAEA Board”.

At least 14 million people in Burma are in dire need of humanitarian assistance and are in dire need of access at the moment, said Ambassador Mona Juul.

The closed-door meeting was attended by ASEAN Special Envoys, Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn; Noeleen Heyzer, Special Representative to the Secretary-General of the United Nations; The Deputy Chief of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) spoke on Burma.

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