Source from Anadolu Agency, 22 July 2012
EU is making diplomatic initiatives so the massacre of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar ends.
Speaking to the Anadolu Agency (AA), the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton’s spokesperson, Michael Mann, said that they were closely watching the acts of violence against the Muslim minority in Myanmar.
"EU diplomats got in touch with the officials in Myanmar following a directive of Catherine Ashton. Experts from the European Community Humanitarian Office (ECHO) were dispatched to Myanmar to determine the urgent needs of the Muslims," Mann indicated.
The EU had reduced some of its political and economic sanctions on Myanmar earlier this year after many political prisoners were released from prisons and the opposition were permitted to join elections.
Most of the people subject to forced labor in Myanmar are Muslims.