Spring Revolution Local News – May 13 ( Evening)

Summary of News

  • Union Minister of National Unity Government, Zin Mar Aung says US recognition of Burma will be a boost for neighboring countries
  • The United States will work with ASEAN to push for a justice and peaceful solution to Myanmar’s crisis
  • The inclusion of health workers, who gave their lives for the revolution, said that the best health care for the people
  • Members of the newly formed Myanmar Friends Group meet with members of the National Unity Government in the Czech Parliament
Union Minister of National Unity Government, Zin Mar Aung says US recognition of Burma will be a boost for neighboring countries
In an interview with RFA on May 12, Union Minister for National Unity Government, Daw Zin Mar Aung, she said the US government's recognition of Burma would be a boost for neighboring countries.

“I think it will be a boost for neighboring countries,” she said. “If even countries from far are interested in pushing for Myanmar, our neighbors should be more interested, because all of our stability or instability of our country is all directly affecting our neighbors, so I think it would be a well-deserved push. “I do not think it can be ignored.”

The United States will work with ASEAN to push for a justice and peaceful solution to Myanmar’s crisis

The United States will work with ASEAN to push for a justice and peaceful solution to the crisis in Myanmar, said Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sharman.

Deputy Secretary Sherman met today in Washington with NUG representatives, including Zin Mar Aung. The Deputy Secretary underscored robust U.S. support for the people of Burma in the face of the regime’s brutal crackdown and pledged to continue providing support to all those working peacefully toward the restoration of Burma’s path to inclusive democracy. Noting the many Southeast Asian leaders in Washington for the U.S.-ASEAN Special Summit, the Deputy Secretary highlighted that the United States would continue to work closely with ASEAN and other partners in pressing for a just and peaceful resolution to the crisis in Burma. They also condemned the escalating regime violence that has led to a humanitarian crisis and called for unhindered humanitarian access to assist all those in need in Burma.

The Deputy Secretary thanked Zin Mar Aung for her courage and dedication to the people of Burma and offered U.S. support for an inclusive, peaceful, and prosperous democracy for all.

Press release: go.usa.gov/xuH93

Deputy Secretary Sherman met with Union Minister Daw Zin Mar Aung
The inclusion of health workers, who gave their lives for the revolution, said that the best health care for the people
Union Minister Dr Zaw Wai Soe said that inclusion of health workers was the key to providing the best health care to the people by giving life and lives to the revolution." at the International Nurses Day (2022) celebration on May 12.

“We are carrying out this revolution with our lives and our sweat, because we want the best for the health care of the people. Our people have not been able to get the best health care for 60 or 70 years. “Because of these military junta and dictatorships, we have not been able to provide the best possible health care. The people have not been able to get as much as we want,” he said.

More than 40 health workers were killed during the Spring Revolution, including four nurses.

Members of the newly formed Myanmar Friends Group meet with members of the National Unity Government in the Czech Parliament

On May 13, Aung Myo Min, the Minister for Human Rights of the National Unity Government, announced on social media that met with members of parliament from the newly formed Myanmar Friends of Parliament group in the Czech Republic.

“I met with Mr Jose Flek and Mr Hayata Josef Okanura, members of the newly formed Friends of Myanmar in the Czech Parliament. We will see the next two months of parliamentary efforts, with the emphasis on Ukraine and the promise that Burma will not be cold-blooded,” he said.
The meeting was attended by Human Rights Minister Aung Myo Min and Lin Thant, a Czech representative of the National Unity Government.

#Credit : Radio NUG

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