No goodwill yet from Myanmar junta to implement ASEAN peace plan - Indonesia foreign minister

FILE PHOTO: Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi delivers her press statement after the closing of the G20 Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, July 8, 2022. Dita Alangkara/Pool via REUTERS

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia has not seen any commitment or "goodwill" from the Myanmar military junta to implement a peace plan that it agreed on with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), its foreign minister said late Wednesday.

The 10-nation bloc of ASEAN, which is hosting a big international gathering this week, has pushed Myanmar to follow a peace "consensus" agreed last year.

Minister Retno Marsudi said in a video statement that some of the countries meeting said that there were "many broken promises" from the junta.

She said ASEAN foreign ministers had agreed to put out a joint communique from the gathering and paragraphs on Myanmar were being deliberated.

(Reporting by Stanley Widianto; Editing by Alison Williams)

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