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UN sent a special envoy to Myanmar

September 27 2007
03:16

The situation in Myanmar has become a subject of discussion in the UN Security Council. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has once again called on the authorities of Myanmar to exercise maximum restraint and to remember that the use of force against peaceful demonstrators or their arrests can only undermine the prospects for peace, prosperity and stability in the country. UN chief has decided to urgently send his Special Envoy to Myanmar Ibrahim Gambari.

"In response to the deteriorating situation in Myanmar, UN Secretary-General to urgently sent to the region of his Special Envoy, Ibrahim Gambari. He called on leaders to cooperate fully with his envoy and take advantage of using the UN to promote national reconciliation through dialogue, "- said in a statement.

In Myanmar, for almost 20 years ruled by the military junta. Attempts of the National Democratic League, won the elections in 1990, to take power into their own hands, ended in the defeat of the democratic movement. Leader of the National Democratic League, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, who became a symbol of struggle for the democratization of the country for many years under house arrest, reports Pravda.Ru with reference to the center nosotey UN.

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