Donald Lu warned Bangladesh-India on the Myanmar issue

US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Donald Lu warned Bangladesh and India about the ongoing crisis in Myanmar.

Lu recently spoke at a top-level meeting with other administration officials from the State Department, National Security Council and Pentagon on the occasion of the two-year anniversary of the Indo-Pacific strategy of the administration of US President Joe Biden at the think tank US Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington.

He said, the situation in Myanmar is not improving immediately. Because of this, a refugee crisis and security problem is brewing for Bangladesh – and ‘perhaps India too’ – which could deepen further ahead.

Meanwhile, Donald Lu praised Sri Lanka as an example of a successful strategy in Indo-Pacific affairs with India and other partners.

Also, when asked about differences in the Indo-Pacific region, Lu said he had spent considerable time discussing how the situation in Myanmar could affect the South Asian region, citing the India-China border conflict and the “historic and deep conflict” between India and Pakistan. .

For more than five decades, Myanmar’s various armed rebel groups have been in conflict with the military. The conflict escalated after the junta seized power through Q in 2021. Bangladesh has a long border with Myanmar in the southeast