Indonesian President Joko Widodo, centre, with Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto, and Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung behind him, delivers his statement following the Asean meeting in Jakarta on Saturday. Photo: AP Indonesian President Joko Widodo, centre, with Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto, and Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung behind him, delivers his statement following the Asean meeting in Jakarta on Saturday. Photo: AP
Indonesian President Joko Widodo, centre, with Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto, and Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung behind him, delivers his statement following the Asean meeting in Jakarta on Saturday. Photo: AP
Myanmar

Analysis |
Is Asean’s Myanmar five-point consensus workable, and what is next?

  • Asean leaders and Myanmar’s junta leader Min Aung Hlaing on Saturday agreed on five issues, including ending violence and holding constructive talks
  • Analysts say not mentioning the release of prisoners like Aung San Suu Kyi or the role of the National Unity Government may have been a compromise to achieve the five points

Topic |   Myanmar
Indonesian President Joko Widodo, centre, with Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto, and Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung behind him, delivers his statement following the Asean meeting in Jakarta on Saturday. Photo: AP Indonesian President Joko Widodo, centre, with Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto, and Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung behind him, delivers his statement following the Asean meeting in Jakarta on Saturday. Photo: AP
Indonesian President Joko Widodo, centre, with Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto, and Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung behind him, delivers his statement following the Asean meeting in Jakarta on Saturday. Photo: AP
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