Monday, September 28, 2009

Unofficial translation of Aung San Suu Kyi's letter to spdc on sanctions --

Letter of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to Senior General Than Shwe in English

(Unofficial translation by HK)


Senior General Than Shwe
State Peace and Development Council

Date: September 25, 2009

Subject: Lifting sanctions imposed on Burma

1. I have already orally mentioned the authorities the following matters through the Special Branch of Police on 12.09.09 in order to effectively conduct the subject mentioned above.

2. I have proposed to cooperate with the SPDC for lifting sanctions imposed on Burma.

3. In order to effectively work for lifting sanctions imposed on Burma, I believe that we need to try at first to

a. Understand about all sanctions imposed on Burma

b. Understand about the extent of losses due to sanctions imposed on Burma

c. Understand about the positions of Governments which imposed sanctions on Burma.

4. In order to do so as described in the paragraph (3), I request to allow me to meet with

a. Charge d’affaires of the United States of America for Burma

b. Representative Ambassador of member countries of the European Union for Burma

c. Ambassador of Australia for Burma

5. I also request to allow me to discuss and have the position of National League for Democracy


Aung San Suu Kyi