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UN chief welcomes appointment of ASEAN special envoy on Myanmar

Aug 05, 2021

United Nations, August 5: United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday 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 April 24, said Stephane Dujarric, the 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: Xinhua