Phnom Penh (FN), Nov. 18 – Cambodian foreign minister Prak Sokhonn, in his capacity as ASEAN chair’s special envoy on Myanmar, welcomed the recent mass release of prisoners by the State Administrative Council on Myanmar.

“The special envoy considers this mass release as an important gesture in the right direction to create a conducive environment for the commencement of a dialogue process among all concerned parties in Myanmar. It is a sign of good will in pursuing a peaceful solution to the current crisis, and a positive development in line with the spirit and aspiration of the Five-Point Consensus reached at the ASEAN Leaders Meeting on 24 April 2021,” according to the statement seen by Fresh News on Friday (Nov 18).

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