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Suu Kyi says it is up to the will of the people of Myanmar if she becomes nation's president

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    Nepalese people welcome Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi upon arrival at Sigal Monastery in Katmandu, Nepal, Monday, June 16, 2014. Suu Kyi arrived in Nepal Friday to attend a democracy conference, meet top political leaders and visit Buddhist pilgrimage sites. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha) (The Associated Press)

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    A Nepalese woman welcomes Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi upon arrival at Sigal Monastery in Katmandu, Nepal, Monday, June 16, 2014. Suu Kyi arrived in Nepal Friday to attend a democracy conference, meet top political leaders and visit Buddhist pilgrimage sites. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha) (The Associated Press)

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    Nepalese people welcome Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi upon arrival at Sigal Monastery in Katmandu, Nepal, Monday, June 16, 2014. Suu Kyi arrived in Nepal Friday to attend a democracy conference, meet top political leaders and visit Buddhist pilgrimage sites. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha) (The Associated Press)

Aung San Suu Kyi says it is up to the will of the people of Myanmar if she becomes their president in reaction to a vote against changing a constitutional clause that bars her from the office.

The Myanmar opposition leader spoke Monday at the end of a four-day visit to Nepal.

Suu Kyi said she is seeking to amend the constitution to make it possible for the majority of elected members of the legislature to change any part of the constitution.

A parliamentary committee's vote last week against changing the charter set back her hopes of leading the Southeast Asian nation. The clause bars anyone whose spouse or children are loyal to foreign countries from becoming president or vice president.