Aung San Suu Kyi’s date with the royals

Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi held talks with the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall.

The Burmese opposition leader met the royal couple at their London home Clarence House. Ms Suu Kyi arrived in a chauffeur-driven Range Rover and stepped from the car to be greeted by Charles and Camilla.

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The Prince shook hands with the pro-democracy campaigner and shared a few words before the duchess welcomed their guest and chatted for a few moments. Clarence House would not reveal the details of the discussions which were held in the royal couple’s private apartments.

The royal couple and Ms Suu Kyi talked for about 40 minutes before emerging into Clarence House’s garden for a tree-planting ceremony.