Aung San Suu Kyi delivers speech at Sandhurst

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.

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi jokes with officer cadets over a cup of tea at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi jokes with officer cadets over a cup of tea at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Credit: PA

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.

Aung San Suu Kyi joins officer surrounded by female cadets at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
Aung San Suu Kyi joins officer surrounded by female cadets at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Credit: PA

As well as giving a speech, she watched the cadets in training and chatted to the academy's members over a cup of tea.

The Burmese opposition leader and Camp Commandant Major General Stuart Skeates arrive to deliver a speech at Sandhurst
The Burmese opposition leader and Camp Commandant Major General Stuart Skeates arrive to deliver a speech at Sandhurst Credit: PA

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