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Cambodia says non-political Myanmar rep invited to ASEAN meeting

February 3, 2022By Reuters

Cambodia’s foreign ministry said on Thursday that a non-political representative from Myanmar had been invited to attend a meeting of Southeast Asian foreign ministers later this month rather than the country’s military-appointed foreign minister.

Cambodia Foreign Ministry spokesman Chum Sounry said members of the bloc had not reached a consensus on inviting Myanmar’s foreign minister amid a lack of progress in meeting a peace plan agreed with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Cambodia is the current chair of the 10-member bloc.

(Reporting by Prak Chan Thul;
Writing by Ed Davies; Editing by Sam Holmes)


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