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ASEAN Foreign Ministers' statement on the Jade Mine Landslide in Kachin, Myanmar

04-07-2020, 06:03:00

Foreign Ministers of ASEAN have issued a statement on July 4 offering sympathy and deep condolences to the Government and people of Myanmar over the jade mine landslide in Kachin state that resulted in great fatalities.

1. ASEAN extends its deepest sympathy and condolences to the Government and people of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar for the tragic loss of lives after days of heavy rain caused a landslide in the jade mining sites in Kachin state, Myanmar on 2nd July 2020. 

2. ASEAN affirms its solidarity with the Government and people of Myanmar and stands ready to extend its cooperation and support to Myanmar in this trying time. ASEAN is confident that Myanmar will overcome and recover from this tragedy soon.

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