According to Philippines' Marcos says Myanmar a difficult problem for Asean | The Star, Asean, a group of countries in Southeast Asia, has found it challenging to resolve the dispute in military-ruled Myanmar, which has resulted in increased violence, according to President Ferdinand Marcos of the Philippines.
When the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) was committed, according to Philippines' Marcos says Myanmar a difficult problem for Asean | The Star, Marcos noted that the matter was complicated and included implications for humanitarian relief when speaking at a symposium in Hawaii that was live broadcast to the Philippines on November 20.
Over a million people have been displaced, according to the UN, since the military in Myanmar overthrew a fragile democracy that had been in existence for ten years and plunged the nation into violence and economic disaster.
According to Philippines' Marcos says Myanmar a difficult problem for Asean | The Star, Asean is under tremendous pressure to find a solution to this issue. But, as Marcos noted, it is an extremely challenging issue.
A resistance movement that has been gaining momentum was sparked by the junta's post-coup raid on opponents. Until they endorse the two-year-old peace strategy of the bloc, Asean has prohibited its senior generals from joining its summit.
After taking over as host from Myanmar in 2026, the Philippines will serve as Asean's chair in that year.
As the military fights a concerted onslaught by an alliance of three ethnic minority groups and pro-democracy activists, tens of thousands more people have been evacuated since last month.
Citing assessments of the latest intensification, according to Philippines' Marcos says Myanmar a difficult problem for Asean | The Star, Marcos declared that the junta had already lost the backing of its own armed forces.
According to President Ferdinand Marcos, the humanitarian cost of war has increased dramatically in recent years, and the Philippines has also been affected, with its residents being among those who are trafficked there.