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Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi Frustrated With Government Talks

Members of detained Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's political party say she is frustrated with ongoing political reform talks with Burma's military-led government.

During a rare meeting with members of her National League for Democracy Wednesday in Rangoon, a party spokesman says Aung San Suu Kyi complained that her talks with government liaison Aung Kyi lack a time frame.

Aung San Suu Kyi also met with Aung Kyi today, but was not told when they might hold talks again. The talks were held at a military guest house near her home.

Last year, the government appointed Aung Kyi as a go-between with the opposition leader following September's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters.

The United Nations says at least 31 people were killed in the crackdown.

Aung San Suu Kyi's party meeting today was her first since November. Before that, she had not spoken with party leaders in three years.

Aung San Suu Kyi has spent 12 of the last 18 years under some form of detention and remains under house arrest. In 1991, she won the Nobel Peace Prize.

Aung San Suu Kyi's NLD won a landslide election victory in 1990, but was barred from power by Burma's military rulers.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP and Reuters.