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Suu Kyi urges world to pressure Myanmar leaders on reform

Published on Oct 21, 2013 8:23 PM
 
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (above) on Monday, Oct 21, 2013, urged European Union and world leaders to pile pressure on her country's government to complete its reform process. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

LUXEMBOURG (AFP) - Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday urged European Union and world leaders to pile pressure on her country's government to complete its reform process.

The Nobel peace laureate told a small group of journalists that the country's democratic future as well as an end to its continuing ethnic conflict depended on quick and sweeping amendments to the constitution.

"Reform has gone as far as it can without changes to the constitution," she said.

"Unless this constitution is amended we have to take it that the present administration has no interest in reforming further.

 
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