Readout of a Meeting between Ambassador Haley and Burmese National Security Advisor U Thaung Tun

October 12, 2017


Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, held a meeting with U Thaung Tun, National Security Advisor of Burma, to discuss the urgent refugee crisis in Burma.

Ambassador Haley stressed the need for all sides to end violence immediately. She appealed for Burma to facilitate the safe, dignified return of all those displaced as quickly as possible and called for humanitarian access to all affected by the violence. Finally, she urged Burma to hold security officials and others found responsible for offenses against all affected communities accountable for their actions.