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Myanmar turmoil: UN envoy Noeleen Heyzer holds talks with Cambodia’s Hun Sen, calls on Asean to bring ‘humanitarian pause’ to violence



The United Nations’ newly appointed special envoy for Myanmar, Noeleen Heyzer, has called on Asean to work with the UN to facilitate a “humanitarian pause” to the fighting and escalating strife in the junta-ruled nation.In a press statement issued after talks with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, Heyzer said the immediate cessation of violence and “utmost restraint” by all parties was key to the implementation of Asean’s “Five-Point Consensus” peace road map for the embattled country.Heyzer’s…



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