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Suu Kyi calls for Japanese investment in Myanmar

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TOKYO - Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday called on Japan to invest and provide economic to create jobs in the Myanmar economy, news reports said. 

Myanmar's democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, left, shakes hands with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida prior to their talks at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo on Tuesday. (AFP Photo)

The 67-year-old head of the National League for Democracy, now on her first visit to Japan in 27 years following more than 14 years of house arrest, made the request during her meeting with Japanese lawmakers in Tokyo.

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