Sunday, November 04, 2007

NLD Concerned over Petrie Expulsion

Source: Irrawady News

The main opposition party, the National League for Democracy, is concerned that the Burmese military government’s expulsion of the top UN official in the country could seriously impact the political process mediated by the governing world body, said an NLD spokesperson.

U Nyan Win, a spokesperson for the NLD, told The Irrawaddy on Sunday that the junta’s decision to throw the UN Resident Coordinator in Burma, Charles Petrie, out of the country showed the regime is still intolerant of criticism.

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