G-7 Summit-Myanmar: G-7 Summit’s Communiqué Described Welcoming Myanmar’s Commitments

12 June 2018

G-7 Summit held in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada from 8 to 9 June 2018 issued a Communiqué described welcoming the recent commitments made by Myanmar Government.

In the Communique, the leaders of G-7 also pledged to coordinate efforts to build lasting peace and support democratic transition in Myanmar, particularly to allow safe and unhindered humanitarian access and the safe, voluntary and dignified return of displaced persons from Rakhine State.

The Myanmar Government signed a MoU with UNHCR and UNDP on 6 June 2018 to assist the Government’s efforts for the implementation of the Arrangement for repatriation of Displaced Persons between Myanmar and Bangladesh.

The Myanmar Government also announced on 31 May 2018 that it has decided to establish an Independent Commission of Enquiry as part of its national initiative to address matters relating to reconciliation, peace, stability and development in Rakhine State.

These initiatives taken by the Myanmar Government were also welcomed by the United Nations and many countries including the United States of America, France, People’s Republic of China and Japan.