Asia Pacific Aung San Suu Kyi presidency moves a step closer to reality in Myanmar

Government officials agreed to allow the parliament to consider amending the constitutional bar preventing the Nobel laureate from running for president of Myanmar. Her opposition party is widely expected to win the 2015 election if they are free and fair.

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Myanmar's president and military chief met with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday, an unprecedented event that could pave the way for major reforms in the once pariah nation.