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Myanmar's military ruler promises to hold multi-party elections

09:50 01 August 2021 Author :  

Myanmar's ruling military leader Min Aung Hlaing pledged during a televised address Sunday to hold multi-party elections and promised to work with "any special envoy named by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations," per Reuters.

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Why it matters: The Myanmar military has faced sanctions and been condemned by the U.S., other countries and the United Nations for seizing power in a Feb. 1 coup during which it detained democratically elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other government officials. Dozens of protesters have since been killed or detained across Myanmar.

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