Myanmar President U Thein Sein has attended proudly 20th ASEAN Summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, two days after Election in Myanmar.
As Myanmar Elections were “transparent, free and fair, Suu Kyi’s party, the NLD, won at least 43 of the 44 parliamentary seats, the ASEAN leaders called or the lifting of international sanctions on Myanmar.
All ASEAN leaders addressed gratitude words to Myanmar president as the Election is going better than what they expected. Some congratulation from leaders
President Benigno Aquino III joined Asean leaders in congratulating Burma for holding a peaceful and successful elections on April 1.
Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said Mr. Aquino congratulated Thein Sein during the plenary session of Asean leaders held here at the Peace Palace.
“In fact, the President mentioned that the elections … enhance the long-term stability of Myanmar which in turn enhances the long-term stability of Asean,” Lacierda told reporters.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said the leaders’ appeal for the lifting of sanctions would first be relayed to the EU, which punished formerly military-ruled Myanmar for massive human rights violations.