Beijing Pushes For Finalisation of Constitution

August 2007
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Aug2007, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p7
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The article reports on the announcement made by the Myanmar government that the so-called National Convention, which has been drafting a new constitution for the past 14 years, will enter into its final session on July 18, 2007. The announcement has been met with little trust by the internal pro-democracy opposition and multilaterals such as the U.S., the European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN). Moreover, the finalization of the new constitution has been a step to attain democracy.


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