|Myanmar President U Thein Sein (L) shakes hand with opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (R) before a high-level meeting at the President's residential office in the capital Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, October 31, 2014. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA|
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has taken issue with a statement by President U Thein Sein that appears to lack clarity over the proposal to hold six-party talks on the contentious issue of changing the 2008 Constitution.
Constitutional matters have been dominating the political agenda of late, with Lower House Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann taking centre stage.
Nearly 3,000 people marched in six townships throughout Myanmar in simultaneous protests held on March 23 to demand amendments to the constitution.
Constitutional reform is needed to end the isolation of the Tatmadaw from the people, the leader of the opposition National League for Democracy, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, said during a visit to the gem-mining town of Mogok in Mandalay Region on March 23.