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Myanmar Rules Out Key Constitutional Change Before Next Election

The speaker of the parliament in Myanmar says the military-drafted constitution that bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president cannot be changed before elections next November. Speaking to reporters Tuesday in the capital, Naypyidaw, Shwe Mann said voters would be able to take part in a nationwide referendum on constitutional changes in May. He said it would be impossible for any changes to go into effect immediately. "Some draft laws will need a...

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