Suu Kyi to make first trip abroad to Oslo in June

18 April 2012
Aung San Suu Kyi will make her first visit abroad to Oslo in June
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks during a visit to Kawhmu outside Yangon on April 17, 2012. Suu Kyi will make her first visit abroad to Oslo in June after years of house arrest, the Norwegian foreign ministry said Wednesday

Myanmar democracy icon and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi will make her first visit abroad to Oslo in June after years of house arrest, the Norwegian foreign ministry said Wednesday.

"The foreign minister (of Norway, Jonas Gahr Stoere) and Aung San Suu Kyi spoke on the phone Sunday and discussed her visit to Oslo in June," foreign ministry spokesman Svein Michelsen told AFP.