Aung San Suu Kyi's message for China's leaders [Burma]

Author: Greg Torode, South China Morning Post [Hong Kong], Published on: 31 May 2011

Myanmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday urged talks between Chinese officials and her opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) about the evolving Sino-Myanmese relationship. Addressing a packed hall at the University of Hong Kong via a shaky video link from her home in Yangon, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate also urged Beijing to match its stellar economic development with openness…NLD officials have previously outlined a variety of links with Beijing, with China's officials quietly wanting to ensure its oil pipeline through the country will be respected under any future government change…[S]he saw her country in the future as a free, open and educated society backed by the rule of law - and some version of market economics mapped out at its own pace...

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