“Burma is being subjected to pressures, criticisms, and misunderstandings in the international arena. The challenges that this nation and its citizens have been facing are not of minor significance,” said…
Min Aung Hlaing wished Win Myint “great success in discharging his duties in bringing about national tranquility and development.”
Burma’s President Thein Sein says that both the military and the government will accept the outcome of Sunday’s historic election.
Suu Kyi’s party alleges that Thein Sein has been campaigning on behalf of the USDP during official visits across the country.
Suu Kyi says the NLD will win the election decisively, after which it will nominate a president, and that she’lll take on a role ‘above the president’.
Just two months ago, Shwe Mann looked set for political oblivion. Now, Reuters reports, his next step could be a tilt at the presidency.