Myanmar junta leader condemns 'violent acts' on Army Day

Addressing the annual Army Day parade, he welcomed the presence of Russian forces and said Russia was a "true friend".He said the army had to seize power on Feb. 1 because of unlawful acts by the ousted ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) of now detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi, adding that some party leaders had been found guilty of corruption and legal action was being taken against them.