Myanmar Says It Is Committed to ASEAN Peace Plan

Commander-in-Chief of Myanmar’s armed forces, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing attends the IX Moscow conference on international security in Moscow, Russia June 23, 2021. Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

Myanmar’s military rulers pledged on Sunday to cooperate “as much as possible” with a peace plan agreed with ASEAN, despite a stern rebuke of the regional bloc for excluding the country’s top commander from a summit this week.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Additional reporting by Ain Bandial in Bandar Seri Begawan, Orathai Sriring in Bangkok, Nilufar Rizki in Jakarta and Reuters Staff; Writing by Martin Petty; Editing by William Mallard