Vietnam supports national reconciliation and harmony in Myanmar
CPV: The United Nations special envoy to Myanmar, Ibrahim Gambari, on November 26 greeted and sent a letter from the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.
Mr. Ibrahim Gambari praised the role and position of Vietnam in the Southeast Asia and its non-permanent membership of the UN Security Council.
He informed the Vietnam’s prime minister of some positive development in Myanmar, and said that some issues needed to be addressed.
He noted that the UN wanted to cooperate with Vietnam as well as Southeast Asian countries to promote the addressing of Myanmar’s issues.
He appreciated the role of neighboring countries and ASEAN countries in Myanmar’s issues.
During the meeting, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said that as a Myanmar’s neighboring country and a ASEAN member, Vietnam was interested in the recent positive development in Myanmar, praised the cooperation between Vietnam and Myanmar, and went on to say that the cooperation would be further increased in a respect of the UN charter’s principles.
He welcomed the recent positive development in Myanmar, and affirmed that Vietnam supported national reconciliation and harmony in Myanmar, the dialogue between the relevant sides in Myanmar to reach a solution acceptable to all sides, and wised Myanmar stability to focus on national construction.
He also asserted that Vietnam did not support the implementation of an embargo toward Myanmar, and that Vietnam respected Myanmar’s self-determination.
“Vietnam is willing to contributing to addressing general issues as well as cooperating with the UN to tackle Myanmar’s issues,” he added. (CPV)