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Støre visits Myanmar. Norway’s Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre is currently in Burma following his country's sanctions lift. The Foreign Minister is optimistic about his visit following several reforms over the last year, including the promotion of democracy.Norway recently ended its own embargos against Burma. “It is important that we recognise the positive changes we see and to help make them irreversible”, he told Aftenposten.

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Støre visits Myanmar

Published on Wednesday, 25th January, 2012 at 17:09 under the news category, by Lyndsey Smith   .

Norway’s Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre is currently in Burma following his country's sanctions lift.

General Aung San market, Burma
General Aung San market, Burma
Photo: Joon Grane Hetland, MFA


The Foreign Minister is optimistic about his visit following several reforms over the last year, including the promotion of democracy.Norway recently ended its own embargos against Burma.

“It is important that we recognise the positive changes we see and to help make them irreversible”, he told Aftenposten.

Developments in the country have also led to the EU and US are also considering removing their economic sanctions if the country holds fair elections.

1st April could see Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi being elected into the National Assembly.

Norway is also considering having a diplomatic presence in Myanmar, which could also aid Norwegian companies wishing to invest and conduct business the country.



Published on Wednesday, 25th January, 2012 at 17:09 under the news category, by Lyndsey Smith   .

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