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Burma’s Foreign Minister Visits EU in Brussels

8 February 2013

Burma’s Foreign Minister Wunna Maung Lwin visited Brussels on Wednesday, where he met with the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs Catherine Ashton, an EU statement said. Ashton praised Burma’s ongoing political and socio-economic reforms, while she also extended an invitation to President Thein to visit Brussels. The two sides also “discussed ways to strengthen economic cooperation notably through the organization of a Myanmar-EU Task Force, further normalize relations and render the EU’s support to the reforms under way,” a statement said.