30 Nov '11, 6pm

Democracy #activist #SuuKyi announces plan to run in #Myanmar elections

Democracy #activist #SuuKyi announces plan to run in #Myanmar elections

WASHINGTON: Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi said Wednesday she would run in upcoming parliamentary elections after her National League for Democracy (NLD) is re-registered as a political party. "I hope to run for parliament," Suu Kyi said in a video conference from Myanmar, where she was set to meet Thursday with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on a historic visit aimed at encouraging Myanmar's political reforms. "We are waiting to hear whether our party's application for registration has been accepted. And once that is accepted we can start making plans to contest the by-elections," she told an audience at the Council on Foreign Relations. The NLD announced this month it would re-register as a political party and contest by-elections after boycotting last year's parliamentary poll. There are 48 parliamentary seats available but no polling dates have been s...

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