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Burma Warns of 'Terrorism' Ahead of Constitutional Talks

Burma's state-run media is warning of what it calls "terrorist acts" in the country ahead of constitutional talks expected to resume later this month.

The New Light of Myanmar newspaper says Wednesday that insurgents living in and outside the country are trying to commit what it called "destructive acts with the intention of causing public death, injury and alarm."

The report said the insurgents want the country's opposition National League for Democracy party to take part in the upcoming National Convention talks.

The report listed the All Burma Students' Democratic Front and Democratic Alliance of Burma as terrorist organizations. The report included the names of two alleged terrorists and the physical description of one man.

Both groups denied the accusations. Burma's military-ruled government frequently accuses its opponents of preparing to launch attacks and promoting instability.

The NLD is led by detained Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. The party won a 1990 election but was never allowed to take office. Aung San Suu Kyi has spent most of the past 18 years under house arrest.

Some information for this report was provided by AP.