Myanmar junta rejects push for new Asean envoy to meet opponents

Feb 20, 2022 | INVESTING

The Myanmar junta on Sunday rejected a regional special envoy’s request to meet with a group of ousted lawmakers – which it had branded a terrorist group – amid attempts to break a year-long political stalemate since the coup.Myanmar has been in chaos, its economy paralysed and more than 1,500 civilians have been killed in a crackdown since the putsch in February 2021, according to a local monitoring group.The Association of Southeast Asian Nations – a 10-country bloc – has been at the…

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