"Malaysia is prepared to host," said the official, who did not want to be identified. Asked when the summit was likely to be held, the official said: "It will take time to put together, and we don't know yet."
The official was attending a one-day inter-governmental meeting in Bangkok on the migrant crisis.
More than 3,000 migrants from Bangladesh and Myanmar have landed in Indonesia and Malaysia since Thailand launched a crackdown on human trafficking gangs this month. About 2,600 are believed to be still adrift in boats, relief agencies have said.
The United Nations Security Council on Thursday held its first closed-door briefing on the human rights situation in Myanmar, focusing on the dire situation of the country's Rohingya Muslim minority, the United States and council diplomats said.

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