Komeito Head to Visit Myanmar Dec. 21-26

Politics

Tokyo, Dec. 5 (Jiji Press)--Komeito leader Natsuo Yamaguchi said Thursday he will visit Myanmar from Dec. 21 to 26.

Yamaguchi will make the trip at the invitation of the Southeast Asian country. Komeito is the coalition partner of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party.

Arrangements are going on to hold talks with Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, according to Yamaguchi.

On the persecution of the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar, Yamaguchi told a news conference that he will work to resolve the problem in a humanitarian way after listening to the country's government.

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