Myanmar's junta chief General Min Aung Hlaing. Photo: Reuters
Myanmar's junta chief General Min Aung Hlaing. Photo: Reuters
Asean

Asean in uncharted waters as it snubs Myanmar junta chief Min Aung Hlaing

  • In an unprecedented move, the bloc has excluded a national leader from its biannual meetings, blocking the architect of February’s coup but allowing a ‘non-political representative’
  • Some say the move is a blow to the junta’s legitimacy and a win for democracy. With US President Joe Biden and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to address the meeting, the decision will also spare the blushes of world leaders

Topic |   Asean
Myanmar's junta chief General Min Aung Hlaing. Photo: Reuters
Myanmar's junta chief General Min Aung Hlaing. Photo: Reuters
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