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Burma President Supports Changing Army-Drafted Constitution

Burma's president gave his backing on Thursday for amending a military drafted constitution and indicated support for changes that would make Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi eligible to lead the country. Thein Sein, the reformist general and former top member of the army regime that ruled Burma, also known as Myanmar, for 49 years, said changing the constitution could help national reconciliation and he did not support laws that bar anyone from becoming president. “I...

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