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S.Korea to boost Myanmar ties

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SEOUL - South Korean President Lee Myung Bak told visiting Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi Tuesday that Seoul wants to help her country create greater economic opportunities for its people. 

Aung San Suu Kyi (AFP photo)

"Economic development and democratisation should be realised at the same time," Lee said to the democracy campaigner and former political prisoner, according to the presidential office.

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