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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2963

Peace offer by Burma's National League for Democracy.

[b]Peace offer by Burma's National League for Democracy.[/b]

The National League for Democracy, the most popular political party of Burma under the leadership of Aung San Suu Kyi has announced that "it is willing to extend de jure recognition to the current military regime, if the Burmese generals agree to convene the Parliament in accordance with the results of the 1990 elections."

This peace offer by the National League for Democracy was made at its annual Union Day celebrations held in Rangoon on 12 February.

It further said that the term of that "transitional government" should be negotiated between the two sides. NLD’s offer adds that Daw Aung San Suu Kyi should be included in all negotiations. Furthermore it went on to emphasize that a leading personage from ASEAN be named as a facilitator if in the event should one be needed for negotiations.

Furthermore, the National League for Democracy has said it will wait for a response from the Burma’s military rulers until 17 April - Burmese New Year Day.

In a statement release to the press, National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma - the opposition’s Burmese government in exile has welcome the offer made by the National League for Democracy and called for a worldwide action to support the NLD’s 'Reconciliation offer.'

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