Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi (C) arrives in Sittwe airport for an unannounced visit to restive Rakhine state on November 2, 2017. 
Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived on her first visit to conflict-battered northern Rakhine State on November 2, an official said, an unannounced trip to an area that has seen most of its Rohingya Muslim population forced out by an army campaign. / AFP PHOTO / STR        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
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The visit will happen November 15, as Tillerson wraps up a 10-day swing across Asia with President Donald Trump

Tillerson has been increasingly vocal in condemning attacks on Myanmar's minority Rohingya Muslims

Washington CNN  — 

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Myanmar later this month to push for an end to the violence that has plagued the country’s northern Rakhine state in recent months, the State Department announced Thursday.

He will visit the country’s capital, Naypyidaw, where he will meet with “senior leaders and officials on actions to address the humanitarian crisis in Rakhine State,” the announcement read, and will express US support for the country’s recent democratic transition.

The visit will happen on November 15, as Tillerson wraps up a 10-day swing across Asia with President Donald Trump.