The UNSC meeting on the Myanmar coup overtook China, which had close ties with Myanmar’s military and defector leader Aung San Suu Kyi, said on Tuesday to contribute to political stability, peace, and harmony in all actions of the international community needed. In that country.
The United Nations Security Council will discuss the situation in Myanmar after the coup on Tuesday and look at “a range of measures” with a view to respecting the will of the people in the November general election.
The Myanmar military overthrew the coup and took Suu Kyi and other top members of his governing party into custody. The announcement on military-controlled Myawadi TV came after an earlier announcement that since national stability was in danger, all government functions would be transferred to the military chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing.
It was also announced that the army had taken control of the country for a year.
When asked about China’s stance, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said in a media briefing, “All actions by the international community should increase Myanmar’s political-social stability and peace and reconciliation in Myanmar so that tensions, matters To avoid the complexity. ” UNSC meeting on the coup in Myanmar
China is one of the five veto-fielding members of the UN Security Council who share a close relationship with the military junta when it ruled the country for two decades and later with Suu Kyi for a long time in power in 2016 Later came to power.
When President Xi Jinping’s visited Myanmar last year, China and Myanmar together signed 33 deals covering areas such as politics, trade, investment, and people-to-people communications.
The main focus of the agreements appeared on the implementation of the $ 9 billion China Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC), which gave China access to the Indian Ocean for the first time.
Wang, in his media briefing, reiterated his Monday statement that both the military and Suu Kyi should resolve their differences under the constitutional framework.
“We saw what is happening in Myanmar. China is a friendly neighbor of Myanmar. We hope that all parties in Myanmar can properly manage their differences under the constitution and legal framework to maintain political and social stability.
He declined to answer a question on US President Joe Biden’s statement on the situation in Myanmar.
Strongly condemning the military coup in Myanmar, Biden said, “We will work with our allies across the region and the world to restore democracy and the rule of law, as well as be responsible for reversing Burma’s democratic transition Will hold people responsible. ”
“The US is focusing on those who are standing with the people of Myanmar in this difficult time,” Biden said in a statement.