Suu Kyi predicts charter change
- Published: 10 May 2013 at 20.44
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YANGON - Amendments to Myanmar's military-drafted 2008 constitution are likely to be pushed through before the 2015 general election, democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi said on Friday.
"We will try to amend the constitution before 2015 and we hope we can do it," Suu Kyi told a news conference.
The Nobel Peace Prize laureate, who spent 15 years under house arrest between 1989 to 2010, became a member of parliament after she and her National League for Democracy (NLD) party won 43 out of 45 contested seats in a byelection in April, 2012.
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