November 21, 2017

Security Advisor returns from UN General Assembly

National Security Advisor delivers a statement at the United Nations Security Council.
National Security Advisor delivers a statement at the United Nations Security Council.

National Security Advisor to the Union Government U Thaung Tun arrived back in Yangon on 17 October after attending the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.
U Thaung Tunattended the meetings of the United Nations Security Council held on 28 September and 13 October, respectively. He outlined the position of the Myanmar government on recent events in northern Rakhine State and the initiatives and efforts taken by the government to address the issue.
On separate occasions, he met with Foreign Ministers and senior representatives from other countries including Bangladesh, Britain, China, Indonesia, Permanent Representatives from Permanent Missions in New York, the UN Under Secretary General, the UNDP Administrator, the CEO and the Vice President of the World Bank, the President of ICRC, the Secretary General of IFRC, President of International Crisis Group in New York and Washington.
In addition, the National Security Advisor attended the working lunch on the situation in Rakhine hosted by the Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom. He also discussed the issue of Rakhine at meetings organised by the United States Institute of Peace and the Centre for Strategic and International Studies in Washington D.C and the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.—Myanmar News Agency

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