Failure to amend Myanmar constitution 'raises questions' on reform: U.S

April 7, 2015 2:30 PM

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Yangon (Reuters) - The United States said on Tuesday Myanmar's failure to amend a military-drafted constitution raised questions about the credibility of reforms, but did not go so far as to say it would undermine the legitimacy of upcoming elections.

Myanmar emerged from 49 years of military rule in 2011 and its semi-civilian government has carried out wide-ranging democratic reforms, including freeing political prisoners and allowing the formation of political parties.

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