Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Burmese Union Minister for International Cooperation of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Kyaw Tin

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:?

Secretary Pompeo met today with Burmese Union Minister for International Cooperation of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Kyaw Tin in Singapore on the margins of the ASEAN-centered ministerial. They discussed ongoing efforts to implement democratic reforms in Burma, seek peace and national reconciliation, and to create suitable conditions for the return of Rohingya refugees, including ensuring accountability for human rights abuses and implementing the recommendations of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State. The Secretary urged the Government of Burma to release two jailed Reuters reporters and protect freedom of the press.

Source: U.S. Department of State