"The success of a dialogue is based on sincerity and the spirit of give and take."
- Statement from Burma's NATIONAL LEAGUE FOR DEMOCRACafter opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi turned down the junta's offers for peace talks, citing the generals' unfair preconditions
"Myanmar, I think, got an earful last night."
- SURIN PITSUWAN,ASEAN secretary-general, on the Southeast Asian foreign ministers who, at their annual meeting, urged the military-run government of Burma, referred to internally as Myanmar, to hold free and fair elections
"Of course we should be skeptical. Of course we should be questioning. Of course we shouldn't be naïve."
- DAVID CAMERONBritish Prime Minister, advising caution regarding political change in Burma, ahead of talks with pro-democracy opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi; it's believed to be the first visit by a British prime minister since Burmese independence in 1948
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