Note to Correspondents

The UN in Myanmar welcomes the release of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo from prison.

The UN in Myanmar considers the release of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo a step toward improving the freedom of the press and a sign of Government’s commitment to Myanmar’s transition to democracy.

The UN stands ready to continue to support Myanmar in its complex transition process.

Yangon, 7 May 2019

Media contact: Stanislav Saling, Spokesperson, Office of the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, stanislav.saling@one.un.org or +95-942 651 9871.