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UK Foreign Secretary Hunt to meet Suu Kyi during Myanmar visit

Aung San Suu Kyi

By: Keerthi Mohan

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will arrive in Myanmar on Wednesday (19) for a two-day visit during which he will have talks with the country’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi, the Foreign Office said. Ahead of the trip, Hunt said Britain would increase its support to gather evidence for Rohingya victims who have suffered sexual violence at the hands of the military in Rakhine state. U.N. investigators said last month that Myanmar‘s military carried out mass killings and gang rapes of Rohingya with “genocidal intent”, and that the commander-in-chief and five generals should be prosecuted under international law. “The United Nations fact-finding mission exposed terrible suffering in Burma, and in the face of such serious allegations, no…

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