FILE PHOTO: Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi is seen during ASEAN leaders summit with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, in Bangkok, Thailand November 3, 2019. Suu Kyi will appear before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to contest a case filed by Gambia accusing Myanmar of genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority, her government said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi attends the 22nd ASEAN Plus Three Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, November 4, 2019. More than 730,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh since a 2017 crackdown by Myanmar's military, which U.N. investigators say was carried out with "genocidal intent". Buddhist majority Myanmar denies accusations of genocide. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi attends the ASEAN-Japan Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, November 4, 2019. PIcture taken with long exposure. "Myanmar has retained prominent international lawyers to contest the case submitted by Gambia," the ministry for state counselor Suu Kyi's office said in a Facebook post. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at a school in Kawhmu, Yangon, Myanmar, July 18, 2019. "The State Counselor, in her capacity as Union Minister for Foreign Affairs, will lead a team to the Hague, Netherlands, to defend the national interest of Myanmar at the ICJ," it said, giving no further details. REUTERS/Ann Wang/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi attends the ASEAN-China Summit with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on the sidelines of the 35th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok, Thailand November 3, 2019. Military spokesman Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun told Reuters the decision was made after the army consulted with the government. "We, the military, will fully cooperate with the government and we will follow the instruction of the government," he said. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi attends a special lunch on sustainable development on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit in Bangkok, Thailand, November 4, 2019. Suu Kyi will appear before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to contest a case filed by Gambia accusing Myanmar of genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority, her government said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun/File Photo