NLD Reiterates Call for Dialogue Logo of NLDNLD Reiterates Call for Dialogue By WAI MOE Wednesday, February 18, 2009 Burma’s main opposition party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), has reiterated its calls for unconditional dialogue bet 會場佈置ween its leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, and junta chief Snr-Gen Than Shwe, according to an NLD statement on Tuesday. Thein Nyunt, a spokesman for the NLD, said that the party issued the “spec 租房子ial statement” with two objectives: to express its support for United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s proposal for a meaningful dialogue between the ruling junta and Suu Kyi; and in response to 租房子 the junta’s claims that the Nobel Prize winner had refused to meet junta envoy Aung Kyi, the party wanted to reiterate that it is ready for dialogue and does not request any preconditions for holding talks. “We can beg 澎湖民宿in dialogue with the regime without preconditions and start to resolve the problems in our country,” he said. “If Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and the head of the regime, Snr-Gen Than Shwe—who are the decision-makers for both parties—mee 結婚西裝t face to face, that would be great. We will not ask for any preconditions.” He also said the NLD would like the UN secretary-general to visit Burma again, and that Ban should act as mediator between the Burmese junta and the opposition. However, the 西服NLD statement conflicts with the official version of events. During UN Special Envoy to Burma Ibrahim Gambari’s visit to the country at the end of January, Burmese Information Minister Kyaw Hsan said, “After your [Gambari’s] previous visit, we twice proposed dialogu 膠原蛋白e between Relations Minister Aung Kyi and Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, but she did not accept. “Regarding the dialogue between the government and Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, our side is always holding the door open for dialogue,” he said. Thein Nyunt said that Suu Kyi had not rejected meeti 禮服ng with Aung Kyi, but that her health was suffering at the time. He added that the NLD welcomed the junta’s statement that the generals are “holding the door open for dialogue.” The NLD also responded to the government’s statement that “... confrontation, utter devastation and sanctions are no 西裝t good for the nation and the people.” It said that Suu Kyi had told Aung Kyi she was ready to cooperate with the military government, and that she was prepared to release a co-statement between the NLD and the regime on whatever terms were agreed. Suu Kyi Than Shawhttp://www.irrawaddy.org/article.php?art_id= 室內裝潢15142 .