Myanmar junta's electoral body to dissolve Suu Kyi party - media


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  • Friday, 21 May 2021

FILE PHOTO: Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi attends Invest Myanmar in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, January 28, 2019. REUTERS/Ann Wang/File Photo

(Reuters) - Myanmar's junta-appointed election commission will dissolve Aung San Suu Kyi's political party for vote fraud in a November election, local media reported on Friday, citing a commissioner, who threatened action against "traitors" involved.

News sites Myanmar Now and the Irrawaddy said the announcement was made at a meeting on Friday with political parties that was boycotted by many, including Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD).

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