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Myanmar Crisis

Indonesia to set up office of ASEAN special envoy on Myanmar

Foreign minister to lead mission as Naypyitaw fails to move on 5-point consensus

Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi at a news conference in Jakarta on Oct. 27, 2022. Indonesia is showing its determination to not let the Myanmar situation hold ASEAN "hostage."   © AP

JAKARTA -- Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi on Wednesday said she will head an office that the country is establishing to spearhead how ASEAN deals with the crisis in Myanmar.

Indonesia this year holds the rotating chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

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