Advertisement

  1. National

UK to suspend Burma sanctions

The Prime Minister has said that the UK will "suspend, but not lift" sanctions on Burma. He was speaking at a joint press conference with Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Rangoon.

View all 82 updates ›
  1. Chris Ship

Cameron 'cautiously optimistic' about Burma reforms

David Cameron has arrived in Rangoon where he is meeting democracy activist Aung Sang Suu Kyi.

He has completed talks with Burmese President Thien Sein including on the release political prisoners.

A Downing Street spokesman said Mr Cameron is "cautiously optimistic for the future" and believes President Thein Sein is "sincere in what has happened so far" in terms of political reforms.

More on this story