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Nobel winner marks Burma's annulled
- Subject: Nobel winner marks Burma's annulled
- From: moe@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Thu, 27 May 1999 21:01:00
Subject: Nobel winner marks Burma's annulled election (BBC World Service)
Thursday, May 27, 1999 Published at 11:38 GMT 12:38 UK
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