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Suu Kyi 'could be president'

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HONOLULU, Hawaii - Myanmar opposition icon Aung San Suu Kyi has voiced confidence that the country's powerful military will support changes to the constitution that would allow her to become president. 

Myanmar opposition icon Aung San Suu Kyi, pictured on July 6, 2011, has voiced confidence that the country's powerful military will support changes to the constitution that would allow her to become president.

The Nobel Peace Prize winner, who spent most of two decades under house arrest until recent reforms, said she was hopeful that parliament will approve constitutional revisions even though the army controls a vital number of seats.

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