Myanmar’s lack of cooperation means exhausting to have junta boss at ASEAN summit -Malaysia minister


KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s failure to cooperate with a particular envoy of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will make it troublesome to have the nation’s junta chief attend an upcoming summit of the group, Malaysia’s overseas minister mentioned on Monday.

Saifuddin Abdullah in a Tweet mentioned he expressed disappointment at a gathering of his ASEAN counterparts over the non-cooperation of Myanmar’s ruling army council. Myanmar’s prime normal in April dedicated to a five-step peace roadmap following its Feb. 1 coup.

Reporting by Rozanna Latif; Writing by Martin Petty; Editing by Ed Davies

A bird flies near the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) secretariat building, ahead of the ASEAN leaders' meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, April 23, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan