Vietnam’s Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh will participate in an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit for national leaders in Indonesia later this week, with the crisis in Myanmar on the top agenda.
Vietnam has emphasized the need to immediately stop the violence in Myanmar and hold a constructive dialogue to create favorable conditions for democracy process.
Vietnam is expected to garner interest from investors pulling out of Myanmar due to the military coup and looking for alternative Southeast Asian bases.
Vietnam calls on the international community and development partners to further support the transition to democracy in Myanmar, matching the wishes and interests of Myanmar people.
Vietnamese living in Myanmar think the political upheaval and Covid-19 pandemic have created a perfect storm.