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Asean chair Indonesia must be firm in dealing with Myanmar crisis: Analysts

Just like within Asean, response is split within Indonesia on how to address the Myanmar coup. PHOTO: AFP
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JAKARTA – Indonesia must adopt a stronger approach to tackle the Myanmar crisis, analysts say, now that it has taken over from Cambodia as the chair of Asean.

Leaders at the 40th and 41st Asean summits in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on Nov 11 have maintained that the “five-point consensus” peace deal on Myanmar “shall remain our valid reference and should be implemented in its entirety”.

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