Our embassy in Rangoon continues to inquire about the cases of Min Ko Naing and Myo Yan Naung Thein with political prisoner support networks and those non-governmental organisations concerned with prisoner welfare. We have received no recent updates on the status of Myo Yan Naung Thein, but understand that Min Ko Naing was transferred to a hospital for treatment in May. Foreign and Commonwealth Office officials met a family member of Myo Yan Naing Thein on
Our Ministers, the EU General Affairs and External Relations Council and the UN Security Council have called for the release of all political prisoners in Burma. Our embassy in Rangoon regularly repeats this call in their contacts with the Burmese regime.