Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has invited Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi to Canada to personally accept her honorary citizenship.

Ms. Suu Kyi was freed on Nov. 13 after more than seven years under house arrest in the military—controlled country.

Ms. Suu Kyi was made an honorary Canadian citizen in 2007. Mr. Harper said in a statement on Monday that while he recognizes Ms. Suu Kyi’s immediate priority is to focus on consultations and dialogue within Myanmar, he hopes she will be able to accept Canada’s invitation at the appropriate time.

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