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Cameron supports Suu Kyi's election bid.

NOBEL peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has been given David Cameron's backing for efforts to amend the Burmese constitution which prevents her standing for president in 2015.

The Prime Minister, who said he was one of Ms Suu Kyi's "greatest admirers", pledged to build international pressure for the constitutional changes. Welcoming her to Downing Street, Mr Cameron said Britain would do "everything we can" to support Ms Suu Kyi in her efforts to change the constitution, which will require the agreement of current president Thein Sein and the military.

Mr Cameron said: "You are hugely admired in this country, I am one of your greatest admirers - for everything that you have done for your country but also for everything you stand for in the world.

"Your example and your perseverance in your beliefs is a huge inspiration to people across Britain and around the world. We wish you well with everything that you are doing and want to do everything we can to support you."


Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi with Prince Charles at Clarence House yesterday
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Publication:Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Oct 24, 2013
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