25 Jul '11, 9am

Myanmar's Suu Kyi meets senior gov't official

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi met with a senior Myanmar government official Monday for the first time since her release from house arrest, and he described their talks as a "first step" toward further cooperation in the military-dominated country. Suu Kyi met for 70 minutes with Labor and Social Welfare Minister Aung Kyi at a government guest house. Aung Kyi said without elaborating that the two discussed the rule of law and ways to eliminate misunderstandings in the interests of the good of the country and the people. Nobel Peace laureate Suu Kyi, the country's main opposition leader who was released from detention last year, has repeatedly asked for a dialogue with the government to solve a political deadlock focusing on the military's failure to establish democracy. Previous such initiatives have never gotten far. Asked what she thought of...

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