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All Myanmar political prisoners will be released: President

Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013 - 23:32

Zee Media Bureau

London: Myanmar President Thein Sein during his first official visit to UK on Monday said that all political prisoners in the country will be released by the year end.

“By the end of this year there will no political prisoner in Myanmar,” Sein said.

Sein made the announcement after holding talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron.
Since Sein took power in 2010, thousands of the political detainees have been released.
The release comes in the wake of the ongoing political reforms in the country.

First Published: Monday, July 15, 2013 - 23:32
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