French President Nicolas Sarkozy condemns 'gagging' of Myanmar opposition

27th September 2007, Comments 0 comments

27 September 2007, PARIS (AFP) - President Nicolas Sarkozy Wednesday condemned the "gagging" of Myanmar's opposition, calling for the swift adoption of UN sanctions against the country's ruling junta.

27 September 2007

PARIS (AFP) - President Nicolas Sarkozy Wednesday condemned the "gagging" of Myanmar's opposition, calling for the swift adoption of UN sanctions against the country's ruling junta.

"France will not accept the gagging of Myanmar's opposition," Sarkozy said after meeting the leader of Myanmar's self-proclaimed government-in-exile, Sein Win, calling for the Security Council to adopt sanctions "without delay".

AFP

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