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GMA calls for release of Aung San Suu Kyi

Posted by Mai on September 29th, 2007

The Manila Times Internet Edition
GMA calls for release of Aung San Suu Kyi

By Angelo S. Samonte Reporter

President Gloria Arroyo urged the Myanmar government to release pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and Buddhist monks who have been rounded up for staging protests against the country’s military rulers.

In a statement that she distributed personally to members of the Philippine media at the Waldorf Astoria Towers in New York, the President said freeing Suu Kyi from years of house arrest serves Myanmar’s own best interests and avoid further isolation of the country from the rest of the world’s democracies.

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