Monday, November 05, 2007

Burma: Junta Leader Expected To Snub UN Envoy On Reform Mission

Source: The Straits Times

Gambari had extensive discussions with Aung Kyi on "an agreed upon framework for meaningful dialogue" between Suu Kyi and the military, the U.N. said in a statement. It gave no details of the framework, but said Gambari expected the initial steps would lead to an "acceleration of national reconciliation, the restoration of democracy and the full respect for human rights."

The statement was reminiscent of previous optimistic U.N. predictions which to date have produced no change in Burma.

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