|Author (Corporate)||Council of the European Union: General Secretariat|
|Series Title||Press Release|
|Content Type||Legislation, News|
The European Union remains deeply concerned by the situation in Burma/Myanmar and urges the authorities to take rapid steps to transition to a democratically elected government. The Council notes the authorities' announcement on 9 February 2008 of a referendum on a new Constitution in May 2008 and multi-party elections in 2010.
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Countries / Regions||Europe, Southeastern Asia|