October 19, 2017

National Security Advisor meets FMs of China, Bangladesh, U.S Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and Pacific Affairs

National Security Advisor U Thaung Tun and Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Mr. Abul Hassan Mahmud Ali hold talks in New York on 21 September 2017. Photo: MNA

National Security Advisor to the Union Government U Thaung Tun met Foreign Minister of China Mr. Wang Yi, Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Mr. Abul Hassan Mahmud Ali, U.S Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and Pacific Affairs Ms. Susan Thornton on separate occasions in New York on 21 September 2017 on the sideline of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly.
In the meeting with the Foreign Minister of China he discussed matters relating to the enhancement of cooperation between the two countries at the regional and international levels based on the existing close ties of friendship.
The National Security Advisor and the Bangladesh Foreign Minister discussed the need to resolve any outstanding issue affecting the two countries by engagement and dialogue.
Both meetings were attended by U Kyaw Tin, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs.
On the same day, the National Security Advisor received the U.S Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and Pacific Affairs at the Myanmar Mission in New York. He apprised the U.S Assistant Secretary of the situation prevailing in Rakhine State and affirmed that it has improved and that there have been no armed clashes since 6 September. He informed her that the government has been providing humanitarian assistance expeditiously to all communities affected by the recent attack as well as efforts to bring peace, stability, and development to the state. The meeting was attended by the Myanmar Ambassador to the United States U Aung Lynn.
The National Security Advisor met separately with the Secretary General of IFRC Mr. Elhaji As Sy on 20 September and President of ICRC Mr. Peter Maurer on 21 September. On both occasions, he discussed on going cooperation between the government of Myanmar and the Red Cross Movement on providing humanitarian assistance in northern Rakhine.

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