EU official says air-dropping aid not best solution

May 14, 2008 (AP)‚ A top EU official says he is not opposed to the idea of airdropping aid on Burma, but doesn’t believe it is the best solution. Louis Michel, the EU Development Commissioner, made the comment during a stopover in Bangkok en route to Burma to meet its junta leaders. Reporters asked him Wednesday to comment on suggestions made by prominent personalities about unilateral air drops to circumvent the junta’s restrictions on international aid. Michel said he is "not against solutions" that can help people but does not believe air-dropping is "the best solution."

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