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RE; Released DSSK speaks out.(7.12
- Subject: RE; Released DSSK speaks out.(7.12
- From: ausgeo@xxxxxxx
- Date: Fri, 06 Dec 1996 20:22:00
Subject: RE; Released DSSK speaks out.(7.121.96)
Democratic Voice of Burma ( SYDNEY )
Released Suu Kyi speaks out
Rangoon - Burma's pro-democracy opposition leader, Ms Aung San Suu Kyi,
after being released from confinement at her Rangoon home, promptly
renewed her call for Burma to be excluded from the Association of
South-East Asian Nations.
Ms Suu Kyi, leader of the National League for Democracy, was permitted by
military rulers to attend a wedding reception and National Day
celebration on Thursday, two days after she was first confined to
She told reporters she had been illegally held at home. "But today I
can come back," she said . "That's fine. I am always prepared to
compromise. If they put a proposition to me in a civilized way."
Ms Suu Kyi said she agreed that Burma should one day be a member of
ASEAN "because we do belong to the region".
"But for Burma under SLORC to be part of ASEAN, it will do the
organization no credit at all."
THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
Saturday, December 7, 1996