The maritime drills come at a time of stepped-up US engagement in the region amid tensions over the South China Sea. Photo: EPA

Myanmar to join US-Asean maritime drills despite sanctions

  • Myanmar’s commander-in-chief and three senior figures are subject to US travel bans for overseeing a bloody crackdown on Rohingya Muslims
  • The drills come at a time of stepped-up US engagement in the region and amid tensions over rival claims in the South China Sea
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The maritime drills come at a time of stepped-up US engagement in the region amid tensions over the South China Sea. Photo: EPA
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