I’m very happy with the release of Aung San Suu Kyi…I see it as something good and I congratulate the military regime in Myanmar for handling this…I’m also waiting and hoping for two blocs, namely America and Europe, which have been applying harsh sanctions against Myanmar, to lift them.

– East Timor’s President José Ramos-Horta as quoted in “East Timor calls for end to blockade of Burma”, The Sydney Morning Herald, 17 November 2010.