Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi speaks in a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum on ASEAN at the National Convention Center in Hanoi on September 12, 2018. / AFP / YE AUNG THU
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A senior Myanmar official has confirmed that the country's leader, State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, will not attend the U.N. General Assembly session this month in New York.Minister for International Cooperation Kyaw Tin, who is accompanying Suu Kyi at a meeting of the World Economic Forum in Vietnam, said "She has no plan to go there". He was responding to a report in the Myanmar newspaper 7 Days citing a Myanmar foreign ministry official as saying that Suu Kyi would not attend the U.N. meetings. Suu Kyi, who took office in 2016, also did not attend last year's General Assembly meeting.
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