Aung San Suu Kyi and European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton
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EU foreign policy chief Ashton on hopes for Burma

The European Union foreign policy chief has met Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Catherine Ashton, who is in the country to show the EU's support for recent political reforms, said she would open a new, embassy-level office in Rangoon.

Speaking at a news conference, she said: "We know that changes take time, they need to be well embedded. They need to be guaranteed so that people can feel confident in their own future."

  • 28 Apr 2012
  • From the section Asia
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