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Is Asean edging towards de facto recognition of Myanmar junta?

Asean has been criticised by its own members for stalling on efforts to aid Myanmar.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

BANGKOK - Myanmar's ousted parliamentarians have no illusions about what Asean can do for them, despite the quiet online meeting it held recently with the National Unity Government (NUG) that is challenging junta rule.

In fact, Asean has been criticised by its own members for stalling on efforts to aid Myanmar after the Feb 1 coup.

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