Myanmar, EU vow to work for peace

Last Updated: Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 09:21

Yangon: Myanmar and the European Union have vowed to cooperate closely in their joint efforts to build peace in the country.
U Aung Min, minister at the President`s Office, and Jose Manuel Barroso, EU commission president, signed a joint declaration at Myanmar Peace Centre here, Xinhua reported.
The centre is to serve as a platform for dialogue among all involved in Myanmar`s ethnic peace process. In support of the initiative, the EU said it will provide funds.

Earlier Saturday, President U Thein Sein met Barroso in Nay Pyi Taw. The European leader also met with parliamentarian Aung San Suu Kyi.

IANS



First Published: Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 09:21

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