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Aung San Suu Kyi backs down over Burmese oath row

Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi says she and fellow opposition MPs will take a parliamentary oath, despite disputing the wording of it.

Ms Suu Kyi, who was elected to parliament a month ago, said her party was willing to compromise as they did not want to become a political problem.

She and 42 other National League for Democracy MPs will be sworn in on Wednesday.

  • 30 Apr 2012
  • From the section Asia