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The USA will try to obtain immediate release of journalists Reuters in Myanmar - RIA Novosti, 9/4/2018


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The UN, 4 Sep — RIA Novosti. The permanent representative of the USA in the UN Nikki Haley has said that her country will try to obtain immediate release of the journalists of Reuters agency sentenced Myanmar to seven years of imprisonment. © RIA Novosti / Sergey Pyatakov to Pass into an image bank Guterres has urged the authorities of Myanmar to reconsider a sentence to journalists Reuters "We will continue to call to their immediate and to liberation without any conditions" — it is said in Haley's statement on her Twitter. According to her, "it is clear to all that military of Burma (Myanmar — an edition) have committed huge atrocities", "in the free country an obligation of the responsible press is informing people and prosecution of the authorities". "Condemnation of two journalists for the work — one more awful spot on the Burmese government" — I have concluded the permanent representative. The British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt has in return added that "imprisonment of journalists who write about the inconvenient truth is unscrupulous blow to freedom of the press and to freedom of everyone".© AP Photo/Virginia Mayo the European Union has urged the authorities of Myanmar to reconsider sentences to journalists Reyteron has noted that he intends to lift in discussion in the forthcoming visit to Myanmar "this extremely serious case of two journalists of Reuters". In December, 2017 journalists have been detained in the largest city of Myanmar Yangon. At men have found two military reports and the map of the settlement in the State of Rakhayn where the Myanmar security officers performed operation against fighters from the Rohingya (rokhinye) living there. Charges that they have received classified state documents have been brought to the staff of the agency. Journalists don't admit the guilt. Wa Loun worked in the Myanmar Times newspaper earlier and has joined Reuters in July, 2016. His colleague Zhuo Cuo At, according to Frontier Myanmar, helped the agency when covering events with the State of Rakhayn.

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