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Myanmar junta leader appears to have conceded little during Cambodian Prime Minister's visit

Myanmar's junta chief Min Aung Hlaing (left) with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen in Naypyitaw on Jan 7, 2022. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
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BANGKOK - Expectations were low for Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's visit to crisis-ridden Myanmar on Friday (Jan 7) and at the end, it appears junta chief Min Aung Hlaing has conceded little.

A joint statement was leavened with the language of Asean's "five-point consensus" to address the turmoil in a member state, but hewed to the objectives of the general who seized power on Feb 1 last year.

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