Brunei’s second minister of foreign affairs Erywan Yusof meets Myanmar armed forces chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing in Naypyidaw in June. Photo: AFP Brunei’s second minister of foreign affairs Erywan Yusof meets Myanmar armed forces chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing in Naypyidaw in June. Photo: AFP
Brunei’s second minister of foreign affairs Erywan Yusof meets Myanmar armed forces chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing in Naypyidaw in June. Photo: AFP
Myanmar

Asean appoints Brunei diplomat Erywan Yusof as envoy to Myanmar

  • Move seen as a compromise by the 10 nation bloc of Southeast Asian countries, which has been beset with questions about unity
  • Reports had claimed Indonesia wanted its former foreign affairs minister Hassan Wirajuda in the role, while the Myanmar junta favoured former Thai foreign minister Virasak Futrakul

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Brunei’s second minister of foreign affairs Erywan Yusof meets Myanmar armed forces chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing in Naypyidaw in June. Photo: AFP Brunei’s second minister of foreign affairs Erywan Yusof meets Myanmar armed forces chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing in Naypyidaw in June. Photo: AFP
Brunei’s second minister of foreign affairs Erywan Yusof meets Myanmar armed forces chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing in Naypyidaw in June. Photo: AFP
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