Burma Update – 28 September 2009 Page 1 of 2
Rangoon, 28 SeptemberThe detained opposition leader Daw Aung San Su Kyi’s letter to the Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council ( SPDC ) Senior General Than Shwe bywhich she pledged to cooperate with the SPDC for removal of sanctions imposed onBurma was made public this afternoon by the Central Executive Committee ( CEC )of the NLD.In her letter dated September 25 this year to military junta chief Senior GeneralThan Shwe, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi revealed that she had verbally informed thespecial branch police on September 12 this year her decision to work with themilitary government for removal of the sanctions.Daw Aung San Su Kyi in her letter then outlined the following three requirementsfor effectively work for removal of the sanctions as follows:-( A ) To have the in-depth knowledge of all the sanctions imposed on Burma.( B ) To come to full grip with the extent of consequences suffered by Burma as aresult of sanctions.( C ) To firstly exert efforts to know the attitude and opinions of foreigngovernments, which have imposed sanctions on Burma.Daw Aung San Su Kyi’s letter then went on saying that in order to implement abovematters, she should be permitted to hold talks with1. Charge d Affaires of United States of America to Burma,2. Ambassador of European Union to Burma and3. Australian Ambassador to Burma.In addition, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in her letter requested the military governmentto permit her to coordinate with the leadership of the NLD to get the consensus of the party on the need for removal of the sanctions.