Myanmar has all the ingredients for civil war: Cambodian foreign minister

Myanmar has “all the ingredients for civil war”, Cambodia, chair of South-east Asia’s regional bloc, has warned ahead of a visit by Prime Minister Hun Sen to the crisis-wracked country.

Myanmar has been in chaos since a coup last year, with more than 1,400 people killed in a crackdown on dissent by security forces, according to a local monitoring group.

Mr Hun Sen, whose country this year holds the rotating chairmanship of the Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean) bloc, will visit Myanmar on Friday (Jan 7) and Saturday in an effort to defuse the crisis.

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