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Myanmar's former military ruler Than Shwe 'supports Aung San Suu Kyi'

  • The former military ruler of Myanmar sees Aung San Suu Kyi as the “future leader” of the country and has pledged his support for her during a secret meeting, according to the general’s grandson.

    Details of the meeting between the National League for Democracy leader and General Than Shwe were revealed by the latter’s grandson in a Facebook post. The meeting lasted 150 minutes, he said. 

    Aung San Suu Kyi led her party to a landslide win in the general election in October.

     

     

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