Israel warmly welcomes the release from prolonged house arrest in Myanmar of Aung San Suu Kyi.

 Israel welcomes release of Suu Kyi

 

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi speaks with supporters outside her home in Yangon (Photo: Reuters)

(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesperson)

Israel warmly welcomes the release from prolonged house arrest of Aung San Suu Kyi, and expresses hope that her walking free will constitute a first step for the advance of democratization and national reconciliation in Myanmar.