EU Parliament sets trade mission Myanmar from

A trade mission of the European Parliament to Myanmar is postponed due to the violence against the Rohingya in the country.

"It would be quite the wrong signal on trade talk ' now ', says Marietje Schaake.

That will also find Hans van Baalen (VVD), which would travel with the delegation next week. According to him, it is better that the Committee on Foreign Affairs to Myanmar goes, "with a clear message to the regime that the human rights violations should stop ''.

According to Schaake it is important that the EU pulls out all the stops to make sure that the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya stops. "If necessary, with sanctions. '' They also want for Myanmar favorable trade agreements with the EU are frozen. Government leader and Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi should not make the service soldiers, thus Schaake.

More than 300,000 Rohingya have since fled to Bangladesh.

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