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    Myanmar rejects Asean decision to exclude junta leader from summit

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    On October 15, the junta leader was sidelined from attending the bloc’s next summit

    Myanmar’s military government said on Friday it rejected a decision by its neighbours to invite only a non-political representative to an upcoming regional summit, in what was an unprecedented snub to the leader of a February 1 coup.

    The junta’s Foreign Ministry said in a press release that heads of state or government of Myanmar enjoyed equal and full rights to participate in summits of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean).

    The next summit is due to take place on October 26-28.
    The decision taken by Asean foreign ministers at an emergency meeting last Friday was an unusually bold step for the consensus-driven bloc, which traditionally favours a policy of engagement and non-interference.

    The junta said after the meeting that the decision went against Asean’s longtime central principle of consensus.
    -Reuters

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