White Home Nationwide Safety Adviser Jake Sullivan met on Monday with representatives of Myanmar’s Nationwide Unity Authorities (NUG), arrange by opponents of military rule, the White Home mentioned late on Monday.
Within the digital assembly, Sullivan reiterated continued U.S. help for the pro-democracy motion in Myanmar and mentioned ongoing efforts to revive the nation’s path to democracy with NUG representatives Duwa Lashi La and Zin Mar Aung, the White Home mentioned in a press release.
Sullivan expressed concern over the navy’s violence and mentioned, “the U.S. will proceed to advertise accountability for the coup”, in accordance with the White Home.
Protests and unrest have paralyzed Myanmar because the Feb. 1 coup, with the navy accused of atrocities and extreme power in opposition to civilians. The junta blames the unrest on “terrorists” allied with the shadow authorities.
Recognizing Myanmar’s junta because the nation’s authorities wouldn’t cease rising violence, the outgoing United Nations particular envoy on Myanmar mentioned earlier on Monday.
Sullivan expressed explicit concern over the latest arrest of pro-democracy activist Ko Jimmy and famous the USA will proceed to advocate for his launch, in accordance with the assertion.
Sullivan and the NUG officers additionally mentioned the COVID-19 pandemic in Myanmar and ongoing U.S. efforts to offer humanitarian help on to the individuals of Myanmar, the assertion added.