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Nov 15, 2012 at 10:50am IST

Have no bitterness against India: Aung San Suu Kyi

New Delhi: Myanmar leader Aung Saan Suu Kyi on Thursday said that she had no bitterness against India over its decision to support the junta regime during her house arrest.

Speaking to CNN-IBN Karan Thapar, she said that she was upset but holds no grudge. "I was saddened. Gandhi would have stood by us. We have to be pragmatic. I can't demand loyalty. I never felt betrayed. I was saddened," she said.

"I have special ties with India. I have highest respect for Indian National leaders. We want to be not only good neighbours but brothers. our democratic movement in Myanmar is rooted in Gandhian Principles," she said.

In the interview, she also talked about her disappointment with India's changing stand towards the ruling military generals in Mynamar.