Thein Sein ( ; born 20 April 1945) is a Burmese politician and former military commander who has been President of Burma (Myanmar) since March 2011. He was the Prime Minister from 2007 until 2011 and considered by some as a moderate and reformist in the post-junta government.

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I think this has sent a very powerful message toward the groups that have thus far withheld their support for the ceasefire.

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1 year ago

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Duty will be transferred to the next government systematically, according to the schedule. We will ensure it will be very smooth and stable, without worry.

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1 year ago

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These political meetings will not only help the stability in the post-election period but will also help to gently transform into a new political ground.

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I'd like to say again that the government and the military will respect and accept the results. I will accept the new government formed based on the election result.

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1 year ago

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Myanmar is changing for the better in all sectors and with full transparency.

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1 year ago

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Whoever becomes the next president should continue the peace process, there should also be a leader who will solve the people's daily ... problems, who should work for the rule of law in the country. The president should be the one who people can trust.

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The nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA) is a historic gift from us to our generations of the future, this is our heritage. The road to future peace in Myanmar is now open.

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I'd like to stress the importance of peace in the transition to democracy, without peace, it is not possible. I hope today's summit will pave the way to signing the nationwide ceasefire agreement by the end of September.

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It's best to evacuate to a safe place in advance since natural disasters can't be stopped once they start.

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1 year ago

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With my age and with some health concerns, I want to retire... But frankly speaking, in our country, there are very few young or even middle-aged people who could steer the country in the right direction.

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1 year ago

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The president urged the UWSA to support the government’s attempts on political dialogue with ethnic armed groups and signing the NCA (national ceasefire agreement).

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1 year ago

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In fact, the military is the one who is assisting in the flourishing of democracy in our country, as the political parties mature in their political norms and practice, the role of the military gradually changes.

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2 years ago

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I don’t think anybody really thinks it’s feasible to have constitutional change before the election.

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2 years ago

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It is just a media story that boat people are fleeing torture.

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2 years ago

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