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Indonesia urges Myanmar to open its doors to ASEAN to resolve crisis

Indonesia's foreign minister Retno Marsudi on Tuesday urged Myanmar to "open its doors" to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) bloc to resolve escalating tensions after a military coup

Reuters , Tuesday 2 Mar 2021
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File photo:Anti-coup protesters display placards near Indonesian Embassy in Yangon, Myanmar Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021.AP
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Indonesia's foreign minister Retno Marsudi on Tuesday urged Myanmar to "open its doors" to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) bloc to resolve escalating tensions after a military coup.

After a meeting with other ASEAN foreign ministers, Retno also called for the release of political detainees and for democracy to be restored in Myanmar, while pledging that ASEAN countries would not break their non-interference pledge.

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