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Myanmar parliament picks Suu Kyi confidant as new president

The outgoing president, Htin Kyaw, who was also close to Suu Kyi, retired “in order to take rest from the current duties and responsibilities” amid visible weight loss and speculation over his health.

Myanmar president Htin Kyaw resigns

The statement posted on the presidency’s Facebook page said Htin Kyaw wanted to “take a rest”.
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