Asean risks credibility if Myanmar junta chief attends summit: Philippine foreign secretary Locsin

Philippine foreign secretary Teodoro Locsin Jnr on Thursday warned that the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) would lose credibility if the leader of the junta in Myanmar was allowed to attend a virtual regional summit this month.“We can continue keeping [Myanmar] at a distance but … if we relent in any way, our credibility as a real regional organisation disappears,” Locsin said in a Zoom event hosted by the Lowy Institute, an Australian think tank.His comments came ahead of a…


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