SBY could be Jokowi’s best envoy to Myanmar


SBY (right) played an important role in persuading Myanmar’s generals to ease their grip on the country. Jokowi (left) should forget his differences with the former president and appoint him as his special envoy to Myanmar, says the writer. — AFP

“RASAIN LU” (that’s what you get) – the popular slang phrase will be likely uttered by many Indonesians in response to the military’s toppling of Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

They have shown their dislike of the Nobel Peace laureate for her lack of an appetite to help the Muslim ethnic Rohingya minority and her reluctance to get closer to Indonesian leaders.

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