24 Aug '11, 3pm

Suu Kyi says Myanmar president wants 'real change': Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi said Wednesday she...

Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi said Wednesday she believes the country's army-backed president wants "real positive change" amid warmer relations between the regime and its most famous critic. Suu Kyi met President Thein Sein on Friday in her highest-level discussions since she was freed from seven years of house arrest soon after a November election that was marred by claims of cheating and the absence of her party. "From my point of view, I think the president wants to achieve real positive change," she told reporters on Wednesday. Suu Kyi was warned to keep out of politics in June, but has since engaged in increasing dialogue with the government, which is nominally civilian but remains dominated by former generals. The Nobel laureate was speaking after a meeting with Tomas Ojea Quintana, the UN special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar, and said the pair ...

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