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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 11th November 2008.

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Photo of Bill Rammell Bill Rammell Minister of State, Foreign & Commonwealth Office 2:30 pm, 11th November 2008

I thank the hon. Gentleman for that question, and I pay tribute to the work that he does on that subject. The situation in Burma remains one of our highest priorities. If the UN Secretary-General visits later this year, that visit would have our full support. Indeed, I hope in the next couple of days to discuss that matter in New York at the United Nations. The junta's road-map process and the elections planned for 2010 lack all credibility, and that is a message that we need to send out loud and clear.

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