Tuesday, June 30, 2015

#MYANMAR: Parliament Votes To Keep Military Veto Over Reforms

[world politics news]

Myanmar's parliament has failed to remove the army's veto over constitutional change, dealing a blow to hopes for fuller democracy. The bill received a majority of MPs' votes but not the 75% needed for passage. Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy is expected to see big gains against the ruling party in an election likely to take place in the fall.

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