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Suu Kyi’s visit to Dutch parliament cancelled

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Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has cancelled her proposed visit to the Dutch parliament.

Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has cancelled her proposed visit to the Dutch parliament.

The Dutch parliamentarians wanted to meet her to discuss the genocide charges pressed by the Gambia, reports the Netherlands based English daily NL Times.

Suu Kyi was scheduled to visit the Tweede Kamer, the lower house of Dutch parliament, on Friday as planned, NL Times reports.

The Tweede Kamer announced that the meeting between Suu Kyi and the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Netherlands had to be cancelled due to "unexpected changes" in her programme.

Suu Kyi was in The Hague to defend the Gambia’s case at the International Court of Justice.

The Foreign Affairs Committee planned to discuss the background of the genocide charges pressed by the Gambia with Suu Kyi, as well as the current situation in her country, NL Times reports.

As Suu Kyi was visiting The Hague, the Dutch parliamentarians wanted to use this opportunity to meet her.

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