Myanmar junta strikes back UN special envoy Hammered using unreliable news sources – biased.
On October 25, Reuters reported that The foreign ministry of the Myanmar military government issued a long statement. Responds to reports of two United Nations (UN) special envoys on Myanmar issues It pointed out that the UN special envoy’s report used an unreliable source. It is a widespread accusation and a violation of Myanmar’s sovereignty.
In this statement issued by the Myanmar Foreign Ministry late Sunday night (24) Oct.) in the past Referring to the recent UN report and comments by UN Special Envoy Christine Schraner Bukener and UN Special Rapporteur Tom Andrews on Myanmar, It’s something far from reality. and reflects the prejudice of the United Nations.
“Myanmar is unacceptable to the motives of organizations targeting the country and using human rights as a political tool to interfere in internal affairs,” the foreign ministry said in a statement, adding that the UN special envoy Using untrusted death toll data allegations without clear details and to soften the violence committed by anti-government parties.
Myanmar’s foreign ministry also pointed out that Ms Chaner Burgener also failed to address election fraud as a reason for the military’s takeover, and that questions of the integrity of the special envoy. of the UN Secretary-General and her behavior is increasing.
Mrs. Chaner Burgener, the UN Special Envoy who is about to step down after working in this role for more than 3 years came out to say last week that The Myanmar Army is not interested in compromise or negotiations. And the opportunities for the international community to bring Myanmar back on the right path are narrowing.
While the words of Mr. Andrews UN Special Rapporteur on October 22 accusing Myanmar of torture The arbitrary arrest, abduction and displacement of many citizens The Myanmar military government argued that These are all allegations based on hearsay from unreliable news sources. “It is worth noting that the Special Rapporteur’s report brings unfounded rumours to a quick and dangerous conclusion.”
The latest stance by the Myanmar military government comes amid growing international pressure. including from ASEAN where Myanmar is a member The ASEAN Leaders Summit will be held from October 26-28, with the decision not to invite Senior General Min Aung Lai, leader of the Myanmar military junta, to attend this summit.