ASEAN envoys meet Myanmar junta chief – state TV


(Reuters) – Two envoys from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) held talks in Myanmar with military ruler Min Aung Hlaing, army-run TV reported, as part of a visit aimed at ending a bloody crisis in the country.

The junta leader met ASEAN Secretary-General Lim Jock Hoi and Erywan Yusof, the second minister for foreign affairs for Brunei, ASEAN’s chair, Myawaddy TV reported. State-run MRTV said the envoys also met two military-appointed ministers.

ASEAN has led the main international diplomatic effort to find a way out of the crisis in Myanmar, triggered by a Feb. 1 military coup.

(Reporting by Reuters Staff; writing by Martin Petty; editing by Mark Heinrich)

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