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Aung San Suu Kyi lacks 'moral leadership', says US diplomat as he quits Rohingya panel

Bill Richardson claims Myanmar advisory board is a ‘whitewash’ and a ‘cheerleading squad for the government’

Bill Richardson, the veteran US diplomat, has resigned from an international panel on the Rohingya crisis, calling it a “whitewash” and accusing the country’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi of lacking “moral leadership”.

Richardson, a former Clinton administration cabinet member, quit as the 10-member advisory board was making its first visit to Rakhine state, from where nearly 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled in recent months.

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