02 Dec '11, 1pm

Suu Kyi raises hopes in landmark Clinton welcome

Suu Kyi raises hopes in landmark Clinton welcome

YANGON - Aung San Suu Kyi voiced guarded hope Friday that democracy will come to Myanmar as the opposition leader warmly welcomed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to the home that was her prison for years. In scenes unthinkable before Myanmar's recent reforms, Suu Kyi took Clinton by the arm and escorted her through the garden of her crumbling lakeside villa in the commercial hub Yangon where she was locked up until a year ago. The Nobel Peace Prize winner said she supported Clinton's trip a day earlier to Myanmar's remote capital Naypyidaw and believed the nation earlier known as Burma had reached a "historic moment". "I am very confident that if we work together... there will be no turning back from the road to democracy," Suu Kyi said next to a beaming Clinton on a back porch surrounded by potted plants. More needed to be done by the new military-backed government, "b...

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