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Burma: Military Aid

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN HL1247, tabled on 5 September 2017

To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to the suspension of military assistance, including training, for the Burmese army.

Answered on

19 September 2017

In light of the ongoing violence in Burma's Rakhine State and the growing humanitarian crisis it has caused, the UK Ministry of Defence has decided to suspend all training and educational courses provided to the Burmese military with immediate effect.