Burmese foreign minister urges code of conduct, while China and US weigh in on islands dispute.
Burma finally signs the international convention, though it has been accused of using and manufacturing chemical weapons in recent years.
Burma has apologised to China for a 13 March incident in which one of its fighter jets dropped a bomb that killed five Chinese citizens and injured eight.
Thailand’s National Council for Peace and Order spokesperson Yongyuth Mayalarp said that Thailand has received a word of support from Burma over the political situation in the country.
Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ permanent secretary has made Burma – current chair of ASEAN – the first stop on a mission to defend his country’s 22 May coup d’etat.
Burma’s Foreign Minister Wunna Maung Lwin met South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se in Seoul on Thursday to discuss bilateral ties.