Posts Tagged ‘Surin Pitsuwan’

Burma Must Recognise Rohingya or Face Asean Disgrace

January 11, 2013

Burma Must Recognise Rohingya or Face Asean Disgrace, By Alan Morison and Chutima Sidasathian Thursday, January 10, 2013

Former Asean Secretary General Dr Surin Pitsuwan on Phuket last year
Photo by phuketwan.com
PHUKET: Indonesia is interceding in Burma as the Asean partners desperately try to stem international damage from years of Asean subterfuge and inaction on the Rohingya issue.

Myanmar snubbed ASEAN because Myanmar knows ASEAN needs them to exploit but they don’t need ASEAN any more

October 31, 2012

Myanmar snubbed ASEAN because Myanmar knows ASEAN needs them to exploit but they now have a better partners USA, EU, Australia etc

Myanmar declined talks offer on violence: ASEAN

KUALA LUMPUR: Myanmar has rejected an offer by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to open talks aimed at quelling deadly communal violence there, the regional bloc’s chief said on Tuesday.

ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan said he proposed setting up tripartite talks between the association, the United Nations, and Myanmar’s reformist government to prevent the violence having a broader regional impact.

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Surin calls on Asean to act on Rohingya

October 28, 2012

Source: Surin calls on Asean to act on Rohingya  Published: 28/10/2012 at 12:00 AM

Escalating violence in Myanmar‘s Rakhine state deserves the urgent attention of Asean and the international community, Asean secretary-general Surin Pitsuwan told the Bangkok Post Sunday yesterday.

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