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The details of the trip are still being worked out, Nyan Win, a spokesman for her National League for Democracy party, said by telephone today. U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron invited Suu Kyi to visit Britain in June during a visit last week to her lakeside home in Yangon, Myanmar’s biggest city.
Suu Kyi, 66, won a seat in Parliament during April 1 by- elections in which her party won 43 of 45 legislative seats up for grabs. The vote, part of President Thein Sein’s efforts to shift Myanmar toward democracy, prompted U.S. and European Union leaders to advocate for easing sanctions against the former military dictatorship.
General Aung San, Suu Kyi’s father who led the fight for independence from Britain in the 1940s, was assassinated when she was two years old. Suu Kyi went on to study at Oxford University, married a British citizen and had two children while living in the U.K.
Her return to Myanmar in 1988 coincided with an uprising against military rulers that started her political career. She spent 15 years under house arrest from 1989, winning the Nobel Peace Prize in that time for her non-violent struggle.
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