August 27, 2018 / 3:35 PM / 2 years ago

UK's Hunt to visit Myanmar to seek answers on Rohingya killings

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt presides over a United Nations Security Council meeting at United Nations (U.N.) headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., August 23, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

(Reuters) - Britain’s foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said he would visit Myanmar to seek answers on the “deeply disturbing” treatment of the Rohingya people as revealed in a United Nations report released on Monday.

“There must be never be a hiding place for those who commit these kind of atrocities. Have decided to visit Burma to seek answers at the earliest opportunity,” Hunt said on Twitter. [L8N1VI1RY]

Reporting by Elisabeth O'Leary; editing by Andrew Roche

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