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Malaysia urges ASEAN talks on Myanmar, 'non-indifference' policy

Foreign minister says fresh meeting needed to reconfirm Brunei special envoy

Malaysia's Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah in late October: He wants ASEAN to call a meeting to discuss next steps on Myanmar.   © Reuters

PUTRAJAYA -- Malaysia wants to see the Association of Southeast Asian Nations adopt a principle of "non-indifference" toward Myanmar's humanitarian crisis -- rather than "non-interference" -- and will ask Cambodia, the bloc's new rotating chair, to convene a special meeting on next steps.

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