Obama says barring Suu Kyi from Myanmar presidency 'doesn't make much sense'




 
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November 14th, 2014  
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By Matt Spetalnick and Jared Ferrie YANGON (Reuters) - Standing next to Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, U.S. President Barack Obama said on Friday that the law barring her from becoming president "doesn't make much sense". It was the clearest statement Obama has made on Suu Kyi's political future, but he stopped short of explicitly urging that changes be made to allow her to run for the presidency. ...




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