Tuesday, November 13, 2007

India Seeks Release of Political Prisoners in Burma

Source: PTI via Yahoo News India

Pressing for "immediate" and "inclusive" political reforms in Burma, India Monday sought release of important political prisoners and probe into alleged excesses resorted to by the military junta.

"We want political reforms (in Burma) and the process of reconciliation has to start immediately and it has to be inclusive," Pranab Mukherjee told reporters on the sidelines of a conference on Asian economic integration.

"As far as possible important political prisoners should be released. There should be some sort of inquiries into the excesses which were resorted to as it is being alleged by the media and other sources," he said.

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