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Myanmar's Suu Kyi suffering from exhaustion after long trip

Associated Press Associated Press 26/09/2016

YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi is suffering from weakness and exhaustion after two weeks of travel to Britain and the United States, her office said Monday.

The State Counselor office said in a statement that the 71-year-old Suu Kyi's health is stable and nothing to be worried about, but that "she needs to rest."

"She suffers a gastric problem as she didn't have meals regularly during the trip and suffers arthritis in her neck from using the computer often," the statement said.

Suu Kyi arrived back in Yangon on Sunday evening, but was not able to greet supporters waiting outside the airport.

An official from the Ministry of Information said a scheduled meeting between Suu Kyi and Myanmar businessmen on Wednesday had been postponed, without giving further explanation.

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