Mizzima:Ban Ki-moon may cancel Burma visit

by Solomon

Wednesday,08 October 2008

New Delhi – The United Nations Secretary General on Tuesday said he may cancel a planned visit to military-ruled Burma unless the government there fully implements a process of democratization.

Ban Ki-moon, during a press briefing to reporters on Tuesday, said he is willing to make a return visit to Burma, but he might be forced to cancel any such plan if the government fails to implement tangible progress toward democratization.

The world body chief last visited Burma, a country ruled by the military since 1962, last May in the wake of deadly Cyclone Nargis in an effort to convince the ruling junta to allow the international community greater access in helping cyclone victims.
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