US Calls On UN To Support Myanmar


Myanmar

The US has called on the UN Security Council to support the government of Myanmar in safeguarding the “rights and dignity” of all communities in the country.

On August 30, the UN Security Council held consultations on the events that have unfolded in Myanmar.

Following deadly attacks by Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), militants at security posts on August 25 and reports of Myanmars security forces subsequent response, the escalation in tensions has resulted in thousands reportedly fleeing their homes.

There have also been reports of innocent civilians being killed and injured amid the ongoing violence and of villages being burned down.

At least 18,500 Rohingya had crossed into Bangladesh since fighting erupted in Myanmars neighbouring Rakhine state The International Organisation for Migration said.

“The US supports democracy for the Myanmarese people, and we condemn attacks by militant groups in Rakhine State,” US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said in a statement yesterday.

The Indian-origin US ambassador to the UN said as Myanmars security forces act to prevent further violence, “they have a responsibility to adhere to international humanitarian law, which includes refraining from attacking innocent civilians and humanitarian workers and ensuring assistance reaches those in need”.

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