Burma's military government says detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is in good health, contrary to comments from a UN envoy who recently visited her.
Burma Brigadier General Khin Yee told reporters Wednesday that Aung San Suu Kyi sees her doctor once a month and has made no additional requests to see him.
The general was responding to comments made by UN Under Secretary Ibrahim Gambari who visited with the detained leader November 11th. Following his meeting, Gambari told reporters Burmese leaders should allow her to see her doctor more regularly.
Aung San Suu Kyi has been held under house arrest for about ten of the past 17 years. She is generally not allowed outside and her doctor is one of her only connections to the outside world.
Information for this report is provided by AP and AFP.