Cambodia’s Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn attends a news conference after the conclusion of the ASEAN foreign ministers’ meeting in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, August 6, 2022. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

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PHNOM PENH, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Cambodia’s foreign minister on Saturday said the Southeast Asian regional bloc ASEAN had decided that Myanmar’s ruling generals would remain barred from any of its meetings until they show progress on a peace plan.

Prak Sokhonn, a special envoy on Myanmar and chair of this week’s Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meetings, told a news conference the junta “must act in a way that shows progress is made then we will be able to act on a decision to show progress.”

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Reporting by Jiraporn Kuhakan; Writing by Martin Petty
Editing by Shri Navaratnam

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