Indonesia’s diplomatic salvo in Myanmar has opened up opportunities for ASEAN to take part in the distribution of humanitarian aid to victims of violence and displacement in the troubled Rakhine State.
The granting of access to aid was confirmed during Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi’s meeting Monday with Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi in the capital Naypyidaw, the Foreign Ministry said.
Retno’s meeting with Myanmar’s de facto leader was followed by a technical meeting to flesh out the aid details with Minister of the State Counsellor’s Office U Kyaw Tint Swe, National Security Advisor U Thaung Tun and State Minister for Foreign Affairs U Kyaw Thin.
During the meeting with Suu Kyi, Retno voiced Indonesia’s concer...
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