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Myanmar president opens unprecedented talks with Suu Kyi, army

Oct 31, 2014    

Naypyidaw: Myanmar President Thein Sein opened unprecedented talks with army top brass and political rivals including Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday, as US President Barack Obama called for "inclusive and credible" elections in the country next year.Thein Sein and Suu Kyi walked into the meeting together to begin talks that are the first of their kind in the nation as it moves to emerge from decades of outright military rule.The meeting in the capital Naypyidaw comes a day after the White House said Obama spoke to Thein Sein and Suu Kyi about the polls, less than a fortnight before the U...

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