US Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks at a press conference with Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah on December 15, 2021. Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs via AP
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks at a press conference with Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah on December 15, 2021. Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs via AP
Asean

US and Asean will keep up pressure on Myanmar, Blinken says in Malaysia

  • Malaysia has been calling for Asean to take a harder stance on junta chief Min Aung Hlaing to ensure he complies with a ‘five-point consensus’ peace plan
  • The top US diplomat, who cut short his Southeast Asia trip due to a virus case among his entourage, said nothing was off the table, including sanctions on oil and gas revenues

Topic |   Asean
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks at a press conference with Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah on December 15, 2021. Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs via AP
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks at a press conference with Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah on December 15, 2021. Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs via AP
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