Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday described the violence in west Myanmar between Buddhists and Muslims as a "huge international tragedy" and said illegal immigration from Bangladesh had to be stopped.
Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi (L), and Chairperson of the Congress-led UPA government Sonia Gandhi arrive for the Nehru Memorial Lecture in New Delhi on November 14, 2012. Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday described violence in west Myanmar between Buddhists and Muslims as a "huge international tragedy"
Suu Kyi, on a visit to neighbouring India, said she had declined to speak out on behalf of stateless Rohingya Muslims who live on both sides of the border as she wanted to promote reconciliation after recent bloodshed.
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