October 10, 2007

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US envoy urges Burma 'transition' (BBC, 10/10/07)

Burma's ruling generals need to prepare for a transition of power involving opposition activists and international mediators, the US envoy to the UN says.

Zalmay Khalilzad called on the military regime to begin talks with detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

He was speaking as the UN debated a statement "strongly deploring" the recent crackdown on peaceful protests.

Posted by Orrin Judd at October 10, 2007 12:00 AM
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