State Counsellor meets with UN and human rights representatives

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EMG
State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s Minister for Foreign Affairs on December 6 separately met with the new UN resident coordinator and the executive director of the Norway-based Rafto Foundation human rights organisation.
 
In her meeting with Jostein Hole Kobbeltvedt, executive director of Norway-based Rafto Foundation for Human Rights, the State Counsellor exchanged views on the Rakhine issue which has led to more than 620,000 refugees fleeing to Bangladesh, the peace process within Myanmar and matters relating to the situation of transition toward democracy, reported the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
 
The meeting with Knut Ostby, the new UN resident coordinator and UN Development Program resident representative spotlighted matters related to cooperation between Myanmar and the United Nations, a source of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
 
The State Counsellor, was joined by Kyaw Tin, Minister for International Cooperation, and Kyaw Moe Tun, Director-General of International Organisations and the Economic Department.
Translated by Win Htut