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ASEAN envoys meet Myanmar junta chief - state TV

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By Reuters
Myanmar junta leader Min Aung Hlaing departed for Russia on Sunday, state media says
Myanmar junta leader Min Aung Hlaing departed for Russia on Sunday, state media says   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021

– Two envoys from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) held talks in Myanmar with military ruler Min Aung Hlaing, army-run TV reported, as part of a visit aimed at ending a bloody crisis in the country.

The junta leader met ASEAN Secretary-General Lim Jock Hoi and Erywan Yusof, the second minister for foreign affairs for Brunei, ASEAN’s chair, Myawaddy TV reported. State-run MRTV said the envoys also met two military-appointed ministers.

ASEAN has led the main international diplomatic effort to find a way out of the crisis in Myanmar, triggered by a Feb. 1 military coup.