Thursday, May 15, 2008

British prime minister seeks emergency UN summit on Myanmar aid

LONDON: Britain's prime minister on Wednesday called for an emergency U.N. summit to coordinate efforts to rush aid to cyclone victims in Myanmar.

Gordon Brown told lawmakers during his weekly questions session in Parliament that the military regime in Myanmar, which is also known as Burma, has shown some improvement in recent days, but is still blocking much of the aid being sent by other countries.

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