BREAKING NEWS:Former Foreign Minister Win Aung dead

by Mizzima News
Wednesday, 04 November 2009 17:19

Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Former Burmese Foreign Minister Win Aung (65), who was incarcerated in Insein prison, died on Tuesday evening, sources close to the military regime said.

Win Aung was one of those trusted by the purged Prime Minister, General Khin Nyunt. He served as the Foreign Minister of the Burmese military regime from 1998 to 2004, until he was purged along with his boss.

While several other officials loyal to Khin Nyunt were also purged along with Win Aung, he was the only one to be imprisoned.

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