rangoon - After the peaceful elections in Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi called on its supporters to exercise restraint while the votes are counted yet. The politician said that her National League for Democracy (NLD) has probably achieved good results, but it should not prejudge matters.
Sunday's elections were historic. It was the first time in 25 years in Myanmar (formerly Burma) were free elections. The preliminary results are not expected in the course of Monday and the final results may only come Tuesday.
" Stay quiet and calm. The winner must be humble and not provoke the opponent ", said the septuagenarian Aung San Suu Kyi Monday. " It is still too early to congratulate our candidates, but we certainly all have an idea which way it goes. "
Myanmar has for years been a military dictatorship, but in recent years the army is less strict. Since 2011, the ruling party the military-backed USDP in power. Some 30 million people could elect a new parliament Sunday. Expected that the NLD has received the most votes. Party Chairman Shwe Mann would have lost already admitted to Facebook.