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Burma: Foreign Relations

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 8413, tabled on 4 September 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when he last met his counterpart in Myanmar; and what was discussed at that meeting.

Answered on

7 September 2017

This answer is a correction from the original answer.

​My Rt Hon Friend the Foreign Secretary met his counterpart Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma during his visit in January 2017 and during Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit to the UK in May 2017. The Foreign Secretary also spoke to Aung San Suu Kyi on 7 September 2017. On all three occasions they discussed a range of issues, including the situation in Rakhine State and the Burmese Peace Process.

Original answer

​My Rt Hon Friend the Foreign Secretary met his counterpart Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma during his visit in January 2017 and during Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit to the UK in May 2017. On both occasions they discussed a range of issues, including the situation in Rakhine State and the Burmese Peace Process.

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