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Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has scrapped plans to attend the United Nations General Assembly later this month, her spokesman said today, as the Nobel laureate faces intense global scrutiny over the Rohingya refugee crisis.
“The state counsellor won’t attend the meeting of the United Nations General Assembly,” said government spokesman Zaw Htay, using Suu Kyi’s formal title.
The spokesman did not explain the decision but said the country’s Vice President Henry Van Thio would attend the summit, which runs through next week. Read More…