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Myanmar seeks early visit of UN envoy

The volatile situation in Myanmar propelled Myanmar's military junta agreed to allow the UN envoy Ibrahim Gambari to prepone his visit to Burma during which he hopes to initiate the kickstart a dialogue between government and pro-democracy opposition.

Nobel laureates from North and South America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa published a letter Wednesday to mark the 12th year of Aung San Suu Kyi's house arrest.They called the detention of their fellow laureate the most visible sign of the brutality of Burma's military government, which they accuse of gross human rights violations.

The association of Women Laureate has written to UN to pursue to get their colleague Aung San Suu Kyi released of her house arrest from Junta regime and asked United Nations to take decisive action in this regards to secure the release of detained Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Originally, Gambari was to visit Myanmar in the second week of November but junta told the UN that he could come in first week though dates were yet to be announced.

This is the second concession announced by the military government in as many days, having earlier agreed to the visit of Paolo Sergio Pinheiro, the Secretary-General's Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Myanmar, after denying him access for four years.

Gambari, who is the in Asian region urging neighbouring nations to press junta to start dialogue with the opposition, is expected to go straight to Myanmar following his mission instead of returning to report to the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the Security Council.He met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and delivered a personal message from the Secretary-General. Earlier, he had talked to Singh on phone on the issue. PTI

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