US High Diplomat Rex Tillerson Calls For Launch Of Two Reporters Arrested In Myanmar

US Top Diplomat Calls For Release Of Two Reporters Arrested In Myanmar

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke to reporters on the UN headquarters in New York (Reuters)

United Nations:  US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson mentioned on Friday that the US authorities has demanded the discharge of two Reuters reporters being held in Myanmar.

“Our native representatives on the mission in Myanmar, on the embassy, are expressing our considerations over the detention of people, demanding their quick launch or info as to the circumstances round their disappearance,” Tillerson instructed reporters.

Myanmar’s info ministry mentioned on Wednesday that the reporters confronted costs beneath the British colonial-era Official Secrets and techniques Act, although officers have since mentioned they haven’t been charged.

© Thomson Reuters 2017

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