Myanmar: Military chief urged to stop violence on first foreign trip

However, an appeal for the release of political prisoners was dropped from the final communique. Much detail remains to be hashed out on how dialogue will happen. But, in his first diplomatic encounter since his disastrous coup, Min Aung Hlaing, until now deaf to appeals for restraint, does appear to have agreed that his regime needs to change course. Asean member states fear that unless this happens, they may have a civil war, or even a failed state, on their doorstep.

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