Myanmar’s Senior General Min Aung Hlaing (right) with other Asean leaders in Jakarta. Photo: EPA
Myanmar’s Senior General Min Aung Hlaing (right) with other Asean leaders in Jakarta. Photo: EPA
Myanmar

Asean leaders urge Myanmar military chief Min Aung Hlaing to end violence and release political prisoners

  • The US and the European Union have imposed sanctions against Min Aung Hlaing, his lieutenants and military-backed businesses since the February 1 coup
  • Neither Asean nor China has shown interest in following suit, instead claiming engagement will be vital to deal with the post-coup instability

Myanmar’s Senior General Min Aung Hlaing (right) with other Asean leaders in Jakarta. Photo: EPA
Myanmar’s Senior General Min Aung Hlaing (right) with other Asean leaders in Jakarta. Photo: EPA
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