The National League for Democracy party wins more than 70% of the votes. The ruling party admits defeat
The National League for Democracy party, the movement of Aung San Suu Kyi, won the presidential election in Burma defeating the military party in power and gaining "more than 70% of the votes." This was revealed by the opposition spokesman. According to local television, the ruling party, USDP, admited defeat. Celebrations in the streets of the country while San Suu Kyi called for "not provoke the defeated rivals."
"I ask everyone not to provoke the defeated rivals," said the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1991. The opposition supporters are in the streets for hours to celebrate the historic moment.
Burma-Myanmar is the first free elections after 25 years. In 1990 just Aung San Suu Kyi won a landslide victory. The military, however, annulled the vote and remained in power. Thus he began, in San Suu Kyi, a long odyssey.
In Rangoon 12-0 for Aung San Suu Kyi - the former capital Rangoon, Aung San Suu Kyi's "National League for Democracy" won 12 seats in the lower house of Parliament, while the ruling party USDP not won anyone. This was announced by the Electoral Commission, starting to spread the first official figures. In the city they assign 45 seats.