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Key Asean members to skip Thai-hosted Myanmar talks amid criticism

  By Reuters and published by CNA THAILAND’S caretaker government was preparing to host talks with the foreign minister of Myanmar’s military junta on Monday (June 19), a day later than planned, as key Southeast Asian nations signalled they would stay away from the divisive meeting. Bangkok has been pushing to reengage with Myanmar’s generals

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Myanmar junta launches airstrikes near Thai border as clashes escalate

  FIGHTING between Myanmar junta forces and Karenni armed groups just across the border from Mae Hong Son intensified yesterday (June 17) with the former launching 13 airstrikes against the latter, Naewna newspaper said today (June 18). Thai security forces said that Myanmar junta’s 430th Rapid Mobility Battalion continued to clash heavily with Karenni Army

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