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Indonesia, Malaysia seek ASEAN summit to discuss Myanmar

By Kyodo News 20 March 2021

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday called for a special ASEAN summit to address the Myanmar situation, as harsh crackdowns on anti-coup protesters continue in the member country.

In a statement, the president said he will propose to Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah that the leaders’ meeting be held immediately. Brunei currently serves as chair of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

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