Chan Wai Soe
YANGON- Daw Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday met with Boris Johnson, the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, and discussed the latest situation in Rakhine State at her office in Nay Pyi Taw, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The meeting was also attended by Union Minister Kyaw Tint, Permanent Secretary Myint Thu and officials.
Before visiting in Myanmar, the UK’s Secretary of State for Foreign went to Bangladesh and met with the Bangladeshi Prime Minister and Foreign Minister.
Suu Kyi and Johnson discussed the return of refugees, who continue to flee to Bangladesh.
Johnson will next visit Thailand, as well as meeting with the leader of the Rakhine State Advisory Commission on Implementation Committee for Suggestion on Rakhine State.
Dr Win Myat Aye, Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, said on January 29 that Myanmar would repatriate refugees who fled from Myanmar when Bangladesh would send them.