Friday, December 07, 2007

Manila Links Suu Kyi's Release to ASEAN Ratification

Source: ABS CBN

The release of Myanmar’s opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi will be a key factor in the Philippines’ decision to ratify a new charter for a regional grouping, President Arroyo has said.

Mrs. Arroyo, striking a tough posture, told the Financial Times that Myanmar’s military rulers must comply with the human rights elements in the charter of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) by speeding towards democracy.

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