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Myanmar election

Myanmar military-linked opposition demands election recount

USDP claims 'fraud' after Suu Kyi-led NLD wins landslide

Union Solidarity and Development Party Vice Chairman Khin Yi said Thursday the results of the election would be different if the election commission was "fair and unbiased." (Photo by Yuichi Nitta)

YANGON -- Myanmar's military-linked opposition Union Solidarity and Development Party on Thursday demanded a recount of the votes cast in the general election on Nov. 8.

The current government, the National League for Democracy, led by Aung San Suu Kyi, won a landslide. The Union Election Commission said the NLD won 396 seats, while the USDP, the largest opposition, won only 33 seats.

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