12 April 2017

News Story: Myanmar National Security Adviser pledges to take legal measures against human right abuses

YANGON, April 11 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar government will take legal measures against human right abuses if there is any clear evidence, said U Thaung Tun, National Security Adviser to the government, on Tuesday.

The National Security Advisor made the remarks when briefing diplomatic corps and UN Specialized Agencies on recent situation and development in Rakhine state at the National Reconciliation and Peace Center in Yangon.

He emphasized that the criminal acts to instill terror in the population could not be condoned under any circumstance, warning that any attempt to sow the seeds of terror in one country can affect the peace and stability inside and outside the region.

He pointed out the government's continued efforts to address the issue by stressing the importance of building trust and confidence between the communities, addressing poverty and underdevelopment and finding lasting solution.

Read the full story at Xinhua