Senior U.S. official holds talks with Myanmar’s shadow government to discuss ways to restore democracy
美- 미얀마 망명 정부, 고위급 첫 접촉… “민주주의 복원방안 논의”
A senior U.S. official has spoken with Myanmar’s exiled shadow government, also known as the “National Unity Government,”,… to discuss ways to restore democracy in Myanmar.
The talks on Wednesday, Washington time,… were the first since the military junta ousted the democratically elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi.
The conversation was led by the number two U.S. diplomat, Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman,… and a group of Myanmar representatives,… including acting foreign minister Zin Mar Aung.
According to State Department spokesman Ned Price,… the U.S. made it clear that they stood with the pro-democracy movement,… and urged the group’s foreign ministers to push for the release of all those unjustly detained.
They also addressed rising COVID-19 infections in Myanmar and the need for humanitarian assistance.
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2021-08-05 10:00 (KST)