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US 'disturbed' by new charge against Myanmar's Suu Kyi, urges release

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The United States condemns a new charge slapped on Myanmar's deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and renews demands for her release. "We are disturbed by reports that the military has charged State Councilor Aung San Suu Kyi with additional criminal acts," State Department spokesman Ned Price tells reporters.

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- You mentioned the additional charges against Aung San Suu Kyi. I think it's fair to say that we are disturbed by reports that the military has charged State Councilor Aung San Suu Kyi with additional criminal acts. As we have before, we call on the Burmese military to immediately release all unjustly detained civilian and political leaders.