Thursday, February 5, 2009

Burma: Suu Kyi's party after UN meeting

YANGON (AFP) – Burma's opposition party said on [2/5/09] it saw little progress from a visit by a top UN envoy, as the junta accused democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi of setting impossible conditions for talks.

UN diplomat Ibrahim Gambari left military-run Myanmar Tuesday after a four-day visit aimed at nudging the regime toward dialogue with the democratic opposition, but he failed to secure a meeting with the top junta leadership.

"I must say I do not see any development yet overall of the UN envoy visit," Nyan Win, spokesman for detained Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party, told AFP. More>>
  • PHOTO: Top UN envoy Ibrahim Gambari (L) meets with pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Yangon, 2/2/09. Burma's opposition party said it saw little progress as the country's totalitarian junta accused Suu Kyi of setting impossible conditions for talks (AFP/UNIC Yangon-HO).
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