International human rights advocates have criticised the interim report of the government-formed investigative commission tasked with probing the attacks on 9 October and subsequent violence in northern Arakan State.
The former UN chief said both issues had been discussed with Aung San Suu Kyi and Commander-in-Chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing.
Former UN chief’s team to travel to Maungdaw, which has been under lockdown since the military launched a sweep of the territory after militant attacks on 9 October.
A protest against Kofi Annan’s involvement in a commission on Arakan State turned ugly when Buddhist nationalists clashed with local residents in Rangoon’s Bahan Township on Sunday.
Burma’s Commander-in-Chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing claims he pulled no punches when he met with Arakan Commission chairman Kofi Annan.
Former UN chief Kofi Annan says that cooperation with neighbouring countries will be key to resolving tensions in Arakan State.