Myanmar’s junta chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing. Photo: Reuters
Myanmar’s junta chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing. Photo: Reuters
René L Pattiradjawane
Opinion

Opinion

René L Pattiradjawane and Ple Priatna

Why Asean must hear from Myanmar’s coup mastermind Min Aung Hlaing

  • The bloc is under fire for inviting the Tatmadaw general to its summit; critics say doing so is tantamount to recognising his leadership claim
  • But it is vital to hear his explanation of events and to demand the violence ends. What Asean should not do is take sides

Myanmar’s junta chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing. Photo: Reuters
Myanmar’s junta chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing. Photo: Reuters
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