Asean condemns lack of Myanmar peace progress

Asean foreign ministers say they are deeply disappointed by the limited progress in and lack of commitment of Myanmar authorities to the implementation of the Five-Point Consensus. – AFP pic, August 5, 2022.

SOUTHEAST Asian ministers today condemned the lack of progress on a crisis resolution plan for coup-hit Myanmar, demanding the junta take action before a regional summit later this year.

Myanmar has been in chaos since a putsch in February last year, and the death toll from the military’s brutal crackdown on dissent has passed 2,100, according to a local monitoring group. 

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