Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi called for the rule of law, an end to ethnic conflict and strong democratic institutions in Myanmar as she began a historic first trip to Europe after decades of house arrest.
"Am I overly ambitious?" she asked, then smiled. "Well, perhaps. I am ambitious."
The audience erupted in laughter and cheers as she declared that she was speaking not as a representative of govenment, then grinned and added: "Not yet, anyway."
Suu Kyi compared her home country to South American countries that have moved from dictatorship to democracy as she began the speech.FULL STORY