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Myanmar approves diplomatic relations with Vatican

March 13, 2017

Myanmar’s parliament has approved a proposal to establish formal diplomatic relations with the Holy See.

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The vote on March 10 confirmed the government’s decision to open diplomatic ties with the Vatican and with six other countries.

Archbishop Paul Tsang in-Nam, the apostolic delegate to Myanmar, had made a proposal last month for the establishment of diplomatic relations. He and Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon met with Aung San Suu Kyi, the country’s chief executive, to advance the proposal.


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