August 27, 2018 / 4:10 PM / 8 months ago

UK's Hunt to vist Myanmar to seek answers on Rohingya killings

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt speaks outside the United Nations Security Council prior to presiding over a meeting of the Council at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., August 23, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

(Reuters) - Britain’s foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said he would visit Myanmar to seek answers on the “deeply disturbing” treatment of the Rohingya people as revealed in a United Nations report released on Monday.

“There must be never be a hiding place for those who commit these kind of atrocities. Have decided to visit Burma to seek answers at the earliest opportunity,” Hunt said on Twitter.

Reporting by Elisabeth O'Leary; editing by Andrew Roche

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