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PM: Allow Suu Kyi meeting

Prime Minister Hun Sen has encouraged Myanmar Senior General Min Aung Hlaing to permit ASEAN special envoy Prak Sokhonn to meet with Aung San Suu Kyi and former President Win Myint during his next visit to Naypyidaw, which could take place later this month. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-allow-suu-kyi-meeting

Cambodia urges Myanmar’s concerned parties to restrain use of force

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn has called on Myanmar’s concerned parties to exercise maximum restraint in the use of force to ease hostilities. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501046553/cambodia-urges-myanmars-concerned-parties-to-restrain-use-of-force/

Sasakawa asked to assist Sokhonn

Prime Minister Hun Sen asked Japanese special envoy Yohei Sasakawa to continue working with Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn in his role as ASEAN special envoy on Myanmar in the effort to revive its democracy. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/sasakawa-asked-assist-sokhonn

Sokhonn seeks to meet all sides on visit to Myanmar

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn, who has been appointed as ASEAN Special Envoy on Myanmar, has announced plans for an official visit to the beleaguered nation in March, expressing his intention to meet all “relevant” sides that Naypyidaw will permit.   ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/sokhonn-seeks-meet-all-sides-visit-myanmar

ASEAN foreign chiefs confront key issues

Foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations are gathering in Cambodia for their first meeting of the year, with discussions on Myanmar, among other issues. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501026714/asean-foreign-chiefs-confront-key-issues/

ASEAN FMs to hold closed-door meeting, Myanmar fails to respond meeting invitation

Six foreign ministers from the 10 ASEAN Member states will be meeting in Cambodia today to hold the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (AMM), as Myanmar has not responded to the invitation. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501025493/asean-fms-to-hold-closed-door-meeting-myanmar-fails-to-respond-meeting-invitation/

PM to continue pushing for adherence to ASEAN 5PC

Prime Minister Hun Sen has informed Myanmar leader General Min Aung Hlaing that as chair of ASEAN, he will continue to push the ruling State Administration Council (SAC) to adopt the ASEAN five-point consensus (5PC).   ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/pm-continue-pushing-adherence-asean-5pc

Cambodian drops Myanmar from Foreign Ministers Retreat as its special envoy readies to visit Myanmar soon to meet with all stakeholders

ASEAN Member States welcome the appointment of Prak Sokhon as the Special Envoy of the ASEAN Chair on Myanmar and call on the Myanmar authorities to facilitate the missions of the ASEAN Chair’s Special Envoy, which will begin with the first visit to ASEAN. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501018306/cambodian-drops-myanmar-from-foreign-ministers-retreat-as-its-special-envoy-readies-to-visit-myanmar-soon-to-meet-with-all-stakeholders/

Cambodia, Thailand say ‘no easy fix’ for Myanmar crisis

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has expressed serious concerns over the intense clashes in Loikaw – the capital of Myanmar’s Kayah State – between the military and armed opposition forces including the state’s largest ethnic minority militia. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/cambodia-thailand-say-no-easy-fix-myanmar-crisis

ASEAN, UN emphasise importance of Myanmar-led political process to end violence

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United Nations have shared the same idea that any political process toward ending violence in Myanmar must be Myanmar-led and Myanmar-own to be successful. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50998252/asean-un-emphasise-importance-of-myanmar-led-political-process-to-end-violence/

Cambodia prepares to engage Myanmar as US threatens new measures against junta

KUALA LUMPUR: The United States is considering new measures to pressure the Myanmar junta to return to a “democratic trajectory”, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday, as alarm grows over an escalating crackdown on dissent. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50990223/cambodia-prepares-to-engage-myanmar-as-us-threatens-new-measures-against-junta/

Hun Sen to visit Myanmar Jan 7-8

Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced that he will undertake a two-day visit to Myanmar on January 7-8 in an effort aimed at restoring normality to ASEAN proceedings by finding a way to calm the crisis there and bring the country back into the fold ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-visit-myanmar-jan-7-8

Hun Sen mulls Myanmar trip to find crisis solution

Prime Minister Hun Sen said there was a strong possibility that he would travel to Myanmar to meet with Min Aung Hlaing, chairman of the ruling State Administration Council (SAC), in Naypyidaw to find a solution to the country’s ongoing crisis so that it could ...

Post Staff |
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/hun-sen-mulls-myanmar-trip-find-crisis-solution

Myanmar maybe absent from ASEM summit in Cambodia

Myanmar’s military government has informed host country Cambodia that it will not participate in a two-day summit involving leaders of Asia and Europe to be held virtually from Thursday, Asean sources said Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50977220/myanmar-maybe-absent-from-asem-summit-in-cambodia/

Practical, realistic steps key to constructive Myanmar dialogue: Sokhonn

Practical and realistic steps must be taken to build constructive dialogue over the ongoing Myanmar coup standoff, Cambodian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn affirmed on October 15. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/practical-realistic-steps-key-constructive-myanmar-dialogue-sokhonn

Cambodian migrant children face added risk in Thailand

Of  97,060 migrant workers from Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar who were infected with Covid-19 between March last year and August this year, 4,202 of whom are under the age of 18 themselves. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50922414/cambodian-migrant-children-face-added-risk-in-thailand/

Kingdom delivers assistance to Covid-stricken Myanmar

Minister of Health Mam Bun Heng on August 19 donated relief funds and medical supplies to Myanmar to assist the country in its fight against Covid-19. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-delivers-assistance-covid-stricken-myanmar

What did Suu Kyi’s first Cambodia visit achieve?

Last week, Myanmar’s de facto leader and State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi paid her first visit to Cambodia in her current capacity. The trip spotlighted the ongoing state of ties between the two fellow Southeast Asian states amid wider domestic and foreign policy developments. Cambodia ...

Prashanth Parameswaran
https://thediplomat.com/2019/05/what-did-suu-kyis-first-cambodia-visit-achieve/

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