China supports ASEAN approach to Myanmar

(VOVWORLD) -China will contact and coordinate with all parties, while working concertedly with the ASEAN, to promote peace talks in Myanmar and help ease the situation in the country at the earliest opportunity, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said.
China supports ASEAN approach to Myanmar  - ảnh 1Demonstrators gathered in Yangon, Myanmar on March 8, 2021. (Photo: AFP / VNA)

Wang made the remarks during a one-on-one exchange of views on the Myanmar situation with his counterparts from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines, as part of their visits from March 31 to April 2 in the city of Nanping, Fujian Province.

When holding talks with Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin on Friday, Wang summarized China's stance on the Myanmar issue as supporting all parties in Myanmar in seeking a political settlement within a constitutional and legal framework and supporting the ASEAN in upholding the norm of non-interference in internal affairs and participating constructively to help ease the Myanmar situation. Wang added that China also supports the proposal of holding a special meeting of ASEAN leaders to discuss effective solutions.