Myanmar military admits shock at NLD ‘tsunami’

YANGON — The dictators and army generals of Myanmar have ceded political power one drop at a time over the past decade, a process they carefully managed.

Until this week.

The landslide election victory by their longtime antagonist, Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of the country’s democracy movement, stunned the military-backed governing party, members of the party and government officials said Friday.

“All of our calculations were wrong,” Zaw Htay, deputy director-general of the office of the president, said in an interview. “It was like a tsunami.”

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About Antoni Uni

I am born in Haarlem, the Netherlands, and went to Spain, l'Escala - Costabrava, in 1988. After 15 years I made a mistake and went travelling in S.E. Asia. and in 2005 I dropped down in Bangkok where I still live. Mijn website met foto's is:
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