Myanmar: U.S. trying to contact Aung San Suu Kyi after civilians die in military custody

  • The U.S. is still trying to contact Aung San Suu Kyi, who was ousted from power as Myanmar’s de facto head of government in a Feb. 1 coup.
  • Two members of Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy have died after Myanmar security forces detained them.
  • “We’re working through appropriate channels to make contact with those detained,” State Department spokesman Ned Price said.
  • The U.S. and China have a meeting in Anchorage, Alaska on March 18 to discuss a wide range of topics. Myanmar may be on the docket.

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