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Myanmar abandons ASEAN summit after junta leaders exit

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Junta leader Min Aung Hling seized power from a civilian government in a military coup on 1 February.

Myanmar’s ruling people said on Tuesday that it was not attending a regional summit because the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has not invited its government officials.

“Myanmar’s absence from the ASEAN summit due to refusal of the Head of State or Head of Government or their ministerial level representation, not intended to show its opposition to ASEAN or to boycott ASEAN,” said a statement from the Ministry of External Affairs. holds.” peak night.

Junta leader Min Aung Hling seized power from a civilian government in a military coup on 1 February.

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