Myanmar: US claim of Suu Kyi hunger strike ‘quite odd’


YANGON: Myanmar dismissed yesterday US allegations that opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has begun a hunger strike, just days after the junta unveiled a plan to shift the country towards “democracy.” 

The junta called Sunday's revelation by the United States that the democracy icon had begun a hunger strike to protest her detention “quite odd,” but declined to explicitly confirm or deny the claim. 

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