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U.S. voices concerns to Myanmar party head on race, religion bills| Reuters

May 05, 2015    

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior U.S. official met the head of Myanmar's ruling party and parliamentary speaker on Monday and expressed concerns about race and religion bills critics say discriminate against minority Muslims.The U.S. State Department said that in a meeting with Shwe Mann in Washington, Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken stressed the importance of holding "inclusive, credible, and transparent" elections later this year.Blinken also raised the need for constitutional reform, reconciliation with ethnic groups and "durable solutions" to human rights issues...

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