Suu Kyi ally is new President of Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi and new President Win Myint
Aung San Suu Kyi and new President Win Myint
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Predecessor resigns through illness


A close ally of Aung San Suu Kyi is the new president of Myanmar.

Win Myint was chosen by both chambers of parliament where Suu Kyi's ruling partyhas a comfortable majority.  His predecessor resigned through illness.

The country's constitution bars Suu Kyi herself from taking the top office.

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