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Burma’s President Visits London Amid Accusations Of Ethnic Cleansingi
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July 16, 2013 1:42 AM
On his first visit to London, President Thein Sein of Burma has held talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron on trade and military cooperation, as Western countries look to increase engagement with the formerly isolated country. But despite its improved relations with the West, human rights groups accuse the Burmese government of attempted ethnic cleansing, as Henry Ridgwell reports from London.

Burma’s President Visits London Amid Accusations Of Ethnic Cleansing

Published July 15, 2013

On his first visit to London, President Thein Sein of Burma has held talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron on trade and military cooperation, as Western countries look to increase engagement with the formerly isolated country. But despite its improved relations with the West, human rights groups accuse the Burmese government of attempted ethnic cleansing, as Henry Ridgwell reports from London.


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