Phnom Penh (FN), May 3 – Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen sought further cooperation from the State Administrative Council of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in facilitating the second visit to Myanmar by the ASEAN chair’s special envoy, possibly at the end of May.

The premier’s request was made on 2 May 2022 during a video call with Myanmar’s senior general Min Aung Hlaing.

“Premier Hun Sen reemphasized the importance of access for the special envoy to meet all parties concerned in Myanmar, including Daw Aung Saan Su Kyi and former President Win Myint, for creating conducive environment to start an inclusive political dialogue,” according to the outcomes of the video call dated 2 May 2022.

“In response, senior general Min Aung Hlaing pledged to facilitate meetings with other parties concerned. In concluding the conversation, premier Hun Sen affirmed Cambodia's commitment to assist Myanmar's return to democracy in line with the 5PC and the unity and centrality of ASEAN Ten.”