Briefly World: Myanmar president says polls ‘successful’

Myanmar President Thein Sein said that landmark weekend by-elections swept by Aung San Suu Kyi’s party were carried out successfully

Written by Agencies | Published: April 4, 2012 1:02:38 am

Myanmar president says polls ‘successful’

PHNOM PENH: Myanmar President Thein Sein said Tuesday that landmark weekend by-elections swept by Aung San Suu Kyi’s party were carried out successfully. “It was conducted in a very successful way,” the retired general told reporters during a summit of Association of South East Asian Nation leaders in Cambodia,his first public comment on Sunday’s elections.

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