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Nobel winner marks Burma's annulled

Subject: Nobel winner marks Burma's annulled election  (BBC World Service) 

Thursday, May 27, 1999 Published at 11:38 GMT 12:38 UK 
             World: Asia-Pacific

             Nobel winner marks Burma's annulled election 

             The Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi has
             delivered a speech to a gathering of about five-hundred
             supporters to mark the ninth anniversary of Burma's
             election which was annulled by the military regime. 

             Her party, the National League for Democracy, won the
             1990 election by a huge margin but the military has
             never let the parliament meet. 

             Meanwhile a senior member of the military government,
             Lieutenant-General Khin Nyunt, used the anniversary to
             say Burma is on the right political track. 

             He again said that the administration is laying the
             foundation for the establishment of a democratic system.

             From the newsroom of the BBC World Service