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Myanmar President Thein Sein welcomed opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to be part of the legislature, saying it is up to her to decide to take the seat she won earlier this month amid a standoff between her party and the government over the wording of elected lawmakers’ oath of constitutional allegiance.

“Ms. Suu Kyi needs to decide whether she wants to enter Parliament or not,” Thein Sein said Monday when asked during a group interview in Tokyo about the possibility of revising the wording.

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