Myanmar: ASEAN envoy’s meeting with eight political parties canceled

Source: La Prensa Latina

“Planned talks between the special envoy of the regional Southeast Asian bloc and representatives from eight political parties in Naypyidaw were called off at the eleventh hour on Tuesday, a news portal reported. Brunei deputy foreign minister Erywan Yusof, the special envoy, is to visit the crisis-ridden country to initiate talks with the military rulers more than eight months after the army toppled an elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi in a coup. Yusof, appointed in August after months of delay, was scheduled to meet representatives of eight political parties at the headquarters of the election commission in Naypyidaw, the Eleven Media news portal, citing some of the invited political parties. However, the portal later said the meeting was canceled at the eleventh hour, without giving the reason for nixing the talks.” (10/12/21)