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Aung San Suu Kyi is to be Myanmar's foreign minister in the first government the country has had in decades. Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party won an absolute in the general election in November 2015 under her . This happened after of military rule. However, Suu Kyi is to become Myanmar's president as she is blocked by the country's , which bars people with foreign family links from the - her two sons are British citizens. There are unconfirmed that Ms Suu Kyi could also take on other roles and become the minister for education as well as the minister.

Suu Kyi was the woman named among 15 ministers. An NLD spokesman told reporters: "She will be the foreign minister, . If she wants to share the she has in other ministries with people, she can assign them." The foreign ministry role gives her international and a seat at Myanmar's influential military-dominated security . Suu Kyi has made it very clear that she will rule above the president. She has tried without in recent weeks to remove the constitutional barrier to her becoming president. Trevor Wilson, a ambassador to Myanmar, said: "She wants to be at the of government. She wants to do it properly and formally and…."

 
 

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