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In First UN Address As Leader, Aung San Suu Kyi Defends Efforts On Rohingyas

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 21 (Reuters) - In her first address to the U.N. General Assembly as national leader, Myanmar’s former political prisoner and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi defended her government’s efforts to resolve a crisis over treatment of the country’s Muslim minority. Suu Kyi, who has been criticized for doing too little to address the plight of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, said the government did not fear international scrutiny, but asked “for the understanding and the constructive contribution of the international community.
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