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Myanmar Crisis

Myanmar junta chief to attend ASEAN summit on Saturday: spokesman

Death toll over 700 spurs calls for action despite bloc's noninterference policy

SINGAPORE -- The leader of Myanmar's junta is set to attend an Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit scheduled for Saturday in Jakarta, a spokesperson for the junta told Nikkei Asia on Wednesday.

Asked whether Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing will be going to the Indonesian capital, military spokesperson Zaw Min Tun told Nikkei Asia that "he will definitely go."

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