Myanmar's Envoy Dismisses Calls for R2P

Meanwhile, Lloyd Axworthy and Ramesh Thakur are split over whether the doctrine should, or even could, be used in the event of a natural disaster.

Jeff Davis
Published: Wednesday, 05/21/2008 12:00 am EDT

With a global conversation underway about how to respond to the post-cyclone crisis in Burma, the country's envoy to Canada stridently dismissed suggestions the Responsibility to Protect doctrine be applied to help get aid into the cloistered nation.

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