19 Oct 2022 - 07:00:11
US aims for UN put more pressure onxoMyanmar Ask the world to ignore the election approval in the hands of the military government.
The AFP news agency reported that The United States is seeking to put more pressure on the junta through the United Nations (UN) forum and urged the international community not to endorse Myanmar's general elections scheduled for next year.
Derek Chollette, Advisor to the US Department of State which led the US diplomatic action on Myanmar. During the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City It said on Sept. 22 that there was widespread recognition that the military regime needed to feel more pressure. It raised frustration at the recent air strikes in Myanmar that left 11 school children dead and the execution of four Myanmar pro-democracy activists by the military junta.
Mr. Chollette said He has negotiated with various governments. About UN Security Council Resolutions (UNSC) to be issued to the rulers of the Myanmar military Even though such efforts are in the early stages.
Mr. Chollette added that He also told governments that he should not give credibility to the elections the junta plans to hold in August next year. He pointed out that there was no chance that the election would be free and fair.
Earlier that same day, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Myanmar, Thomas Andrews, also warned that Elections will also involve fraud.