Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob has affirmed Malaysia’s full support for the decision taken by the Sultanate of Brunei in its capacity as President of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to represent Myanmar at the 38th and 39th ASEAN Summit and related summits.
The Malaysian Prime Minister said that Malaysia urged Myanmar to continue its efforts in fulfilling its commitments to start repatriating refugees and to ensure that they are implemented properly. Effective protection of human rights universally recognized principles of international law.
He noted that Malaysia firmly believes that issues related to the South China Sea should be resolved peacefully and constructively, in accordance with the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).
During the 38th ASEAN Summit, the Malaysian Prime Minister addressed the issue of the coronavirus pandemic, urging ASEAN to strengthen cooperation with like-minded countries and relevant international organizations in order to ensure that vaccines are affordable, accessible, and equitably shared for all, as well as prioritize To engage in health diplomacy through greater cooperation, Malaysia remains highly committed to the ratification of the RCEP by the end of this year as it will help accelerate regional recovery as well as resilience.