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  • Vice President Pence Presses Aung San Suu Kyi on Rohingya Jailed Journalists
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    Vice President Pence Meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi

    Vice President Pence told Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi during a bilateral meeting in Singapore that violence against Rohingya Muslims was “without excuse.” Suu Kyi replied: “We understand our…

    553 views
  • Heather Nauert Briefs Reporters at the State Department
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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Heather Nauert answered reporters' questions on a range of diplomatic and international issues confronting the Trump administration. Simon Henshaw began the briefing by speaking about his…

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  • State Department Officials Testify on US Policy Toward Myanmar
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    U.S. Policy Toward Myanmar

    Three State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development officials testified at a hearing on U.S.-Myanmar relations, with a focus on the genocide of Rohingya Muslims in that nation’s…

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  • Rohingya Refugee Crisis
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    Rohingya Refugee Crisis

    Officials from two U.N. humanitarian offices and the International Organization for Migration announced a $340 million commitment to help the more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees who…

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  • Heather Nauert Briefs Reporters at the State Department
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    State Department Daily Briefing

    State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert held a press briefing on a wide range of topics, including Myanmar (Burma), Iraq, Afghanistan, and the recent U.N. Security Council vote preventing the renewal of…

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  • Hearing Focuses on US Response to Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar
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    U.S. Response to Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar

    The House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on the Rohingya refugees who have fled from Myanmar (Burma) to Bangladesh. According to reports, a half-million Rohingya Muslims in…

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  • Aung San Suu Kyi on Ethnic Violence
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    Aung San Suu Kyi on Ethnic Violence

    Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi delivered an address on reports of violence toward ethnic Muslims which led to a mass exodus to neighboring Bangladesh. She addressed the growing international…

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  • Secretaries Tillerson and Johnson Condemn Ethnic Violence in Burma
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    Secretary of State Tillerson and British Foreign Secretary News Conference

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson held a joint news conference in London following their meetings. They updated reporters on their Hurricane Irma…

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  • Senate Majority Leader Expresses Support for Burmas Aung San Suu Kyi
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    Senate Republican Agenda

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said he still stood by his support of Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi in the wake of ethnic violence there, saying she’s the country’s best hope and…

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  • President Obama and Aung San Suu Kyi Remarks
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    President Obama and Aung San Suu Kyi Remarks

    President Obama and State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar delivered remarks after a bilateral meeting at the White House.

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  • Actor Matt Dillon Remarks on Myanmars Rohingya Refugees
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    Muslim Community in Myanmar

    Matt Dillon talked about his trip to Myanmar, formerly called Burma, and the plight of the ethnic Muslim community living there. He spoke primarily about the Rohingya ethnic Muslim minority…

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  • State Department Briefing
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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Deputy State Department Spokesperson Mark Toner briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of international topics, including recent elections in Burma (Myanmar) and…

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  • Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for Aung San Suu Kyi
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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for Aung San Suu Kyi

    Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in honor of her leadership and steadfast commitment to human rights and for promoting freedom, peace and democracy in her home country of…

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  • US Policy in Asia
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    U.S. Policy in Asia

    National Security Adviser Thomas Donilon previewed President Obama’s trip to Southeast Asia that included stops in Burma and Cambodia, where he was to attend a conference with Chinese and…

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  • USMyanmar Relations
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    U.S.-Myanmar Relations

    Aung San Suu Kyi spoke about U.S.-Myanmar (Burma) relations, and she received the Asia Society’s Global Vision Award. She said that many obstacles remain in her country’s path to democracy and…

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  • emThe Lady and the Peacock The Life of Aung San Suu Kyiem
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    The Lady and the Peacock: The Life of Aung San Suu Kyi

    Peter Popham talked about his biography of Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi, the longtime opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize-recipient who spent 15 years under house arrest. She was finally…

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  • Aung San Suu Kyi Speech
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    Aung San Suu Kyi Speech

    After serving nearly two decades under house arrest, Burma’s (Myanmar) pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi addressed a joint session of British Parliament gathered in Westminster Hall.…

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