Myanmar military reject visit by UN envoy, says US

NEW YORK - Myanmar's military has turned down a request by UN special envoy Christine Schraner Burgener to visit the country, US Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield said on Friday.
"We must insist that military authorities allow the UN special envoy to visit Burma without preconditions," Thomas-Greenfield told an informal meeting of UN Security Council members on Myammar. "We heard from her today that they have turned down her visit."
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