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Regional leaders agreed during the meeting to a five-point consensus including the appointment of a special envoy from ASEAN who would coordinate the humanitarian assistance.
Myanmar's Military Junta said on Tuesday that it would consider complying with the peace demands of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) once "the country returns to stability." This, amid constant escalations of violence since the February 1 coup.
The remarks come after the ASEAN summoned a meeting as deaths amid the coup amounted to 750 civilians.
Despite lethal violence by Junta Forces against protests, residents from Yangon, Mandalay, Myitkyina, Bagan, Hsipaw, Hpa-kant, and many other cities in Myanmar, came out to the streets and protest against the Dictatorship. We won’t stop till we win. ����#WhatsHappeningInMyanmarpic.twitter.com/Er35BWeLA0
Regional leaders agreed during the meeting to a five-point consensus, including the appointment of a special envoy from ASEAN who would coordinate humanitarian assistance.
According to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP), at least 4,484 civilians have been arrested since the beginning of the coup. However, the ASEAN could not negotiate the release of political prisoners, although the Military Junta did not refuse an ASEAN visit to dialogue over the crisis.
#FromTheSouth News Bits | Ethnic armed group protects demonstrators in Myanmar as tensions intensify all over the country and the police uses teargas to disperse protests against the military government. pic.twitter.com/v3fpeZnGaw