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NLD closes in on Myanmar poll landslide

Myanmar President Thein Sein has congratulated Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party on its success in polls, his spokesman told the BBC.

With about 47% of seats declared, the National League for Democracy (NLD) has taken over 90% of the vote.

Ms Suu Kyi has written to the leadership requesting talks on national reconciliation.

Jonathan Head reports.

  • 11 Nov 2015
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