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Myanmar political, military heavyweights to meet

Talks a first of their kind and so will be the meeting of Aung San Suu Kyi with the country's powerful armed forces chief


MYANMAR'S president and powerful military chief will hold an unprecedented high-level meeting on Friday with major political parties and ethnic minority groups as cracks widen in the fledgling democracy ahead of an election next year.

The talks are the first of their kind in