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Myanmar Crisis

Myanmar's junta chief meets with ASEAN representatives

Talks indicate Min Aung Hlaing's growing confidence four months after coup

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing met Friday with Brunei's Second Minister for Foreign Affairs Dato Erywan Pehin Yusof and compatriot Lim Jock Hoi, secretary-general of ASEAN, in Naypyitaw. (Source photos by Getty Images and Ken Kobayashi)

BANGKOK/YANGON -- Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, the chief of Myanmar's military, met Friday with Brunei's Second Minister for Foreign Affairs Erywan Pehin Yusof and compatriot Lim Jock Hoi, secretary-general of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, in Myanmar's capital, Naypyitaw.

The meeting started at 2 p.m. and lasted more than one hour. According to a military spokesperson, they discussed multiple topics ranging from how "to implement the results of the summit" between ASEAN leaders in April to "post-COVID-19."

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