ASEAN Myanmar meeting ends, to announce outcome on Saturday

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By Rozanna Latiff KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Southeast Asian foreign ministers concluded a special meeting on the political crisis in Myanmar on Friday, at which several countries were expected to advocate a tougher response to the ruling military’s failure to follow an agreed peace roadmap. Brunei, the current chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), will issue a statement on Saturday about the more than two-hour-long virtual meeting, a Malaysian foreign ministry spokesperson and a regional diplomat said. Myanmar’s military seized power in a Feb. 1 coup led by Senior General…

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