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Recurrence of Rumors of Resignation of U Nu, Prime Minister of Burma

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CIA-RDP78-00915R000400360002-6
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S
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4
Document Creation Date: 
November 11, 2016
Document Release Date: 
July 22, 1998
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2
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REPORT
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Recurrence of Rumors of Resignation of U Nu,
Prime Minister of Burma
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Background
1. On several occasions in the past, U Nu has threatened to
resign. This has always turned out to be a political maneuver, as
U Nu has counted on the Burma Socialist Party (BSP) need for him
to hold the government coalition (AFPFL) together, and they have
"persuaded" him to remain. A recent series of reports, however,