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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to Assume Another New Role

Myanmar's parliament is creating a new role for the head of the newly elected ruling party, Aung San Suu Kyi. Lawmakers voted Tuesday to establish the position of State Counselor, drawing opposition from military representatives in parliament. The move to make Suu Kyi the country's de facto top leader, initiated last week, was the new parliament's first legislative act. Suu Kyi, who stated during the election campaign that she would hold a position “above the president,” is...

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