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Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi today delivered a speech at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, as part of her five-day visit to the UK on her European tour.
The leader of Burma's pro-democracy movement had requested to spend a day at the military academy, a spokesman for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office confirmed earlier this month.
As well as giving a speech, she watched the cadets in training and chatted to the academy's members over a cup of tea.
EU Governments are expected to announce next week that they are to lift sanctions against Burma according to Reuters. It's understood that they will not lift an arms embargo against the country which recently held elections.
President Obama put his arm around Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on the latest stop in his tour of South East Asia.
He also met the country's president Thein Sein - the man who has begun gradually embracing reform.
Speaking at the home where Ms. Suu Kyi spent years under house arrest, Mr Obama said something was happening in the country that could not be reversed.
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Ms Suu Kyi said it was particularly poignant for her to meet the party as it was a Labour prime minister - Clement Attlee - whom her father met in London in 1947 to seal an agreement for Burmese independence.
Ed Miliband hailed Aung San Suu Kyi as "the most famous opposition leader in the world" as the Burmese pro-democracy campaigner opened Labour's new London headquarters today.
She unveiled a plaque at the office building before joining the Shadow Cabinet for its weekly meeting.