ASEAN Pressures Myanmar To Reform

May 2005
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;May2005, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p7
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The article informs that some of the member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are growing increasingly concerned over the slow progress of political reform in Myanmar. The situation is becoming more urgent after the U.S. threatened to boycott the ASEAN's next annual summit if Myanmar takes over chairmanship of the group in mid-2006, as is currently the plan. Countries from the ASEAN are increasing the pressure on Myanmar to press ahead with the long-delayed "roadmap to democracy" program.


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