Exclusive-Amid divisions, cccleaders plan Myanmar visit this week

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By Tom Allard and Panu Wongcha-um JAKARTA/BANGKOK (Reuters) – The chair and secretary-general of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) plan to travel to Myanmar this week even as the 10-nation bloc remains divided on how to respond to the military coup there, four diplomatic sources said. ASEAN, a grouping that includes Myanmar and has a policy of non-interference in the affairs of members, has led the main diplomatic effort to resolve the violent turmoil gripping the country following the overthrow of a democratically-elected government four months ago. The military has detained …

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