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Aung San Suu Kyi says she wants to run for president

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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Thursday that she wanted to lead the country after the next election due in 2015.

"I want to run for president and I'm quite frank about it," the veteran democracy activist told delegates at the World Economic Forum on East Asia in the capital Naypyidaw.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130606/aung-san-suu-kyi-says-she-wants-run-president