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European Union: Council Conclusions on EU strategy with Myanmar/Burma

By European Union  •  June 20, 2016

1. The European Union has a strategic interest in strengthening its relationship with Myanmar/Burma and welcomes the peaceful transfer of power following credible and competitive elections in November 2015. The new government has an historic opportunity to consolidate democracy and to achieve peace, national reconciliation and prosperity. In addition to benefiting Myanmar/Burma and its people, this could further strengthen ASEAN and enhance stability in the Asia-Pacific. Moreover it has the potential to serve as a positive example to the region. The European Union reiterates its commitment to support this remarkable transition through the full use of all instruments at its disposal.

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