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Aung San Suu Kyi ‘Apologizes’ for Not Becoming President


Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD) party, which won an overwhelming number of seats in parliament during November’s general election, decided Thursday not to put forward the name of its leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, for consideration as president or vice president. A clause in the military-written constitution prevents her from taking the top job because her sons have foreign citizenship. VOA Correspondent Steve Herman reports from Myanmar’s parliament in the capital, Naypyitaw.

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