Since her ouster in a coup last year, Suu Kyi had been under house arrest at an undisclosed location in Naypyidaw, in Myanmar.
The junta is trying to tempt educators still on strike to return, saying those not judged to have committed serious crimes could have their absence treated simply as "unpaid leave".
Army chief Min Aung Hlaing remarks came as the anti-coup protesters called for a national "power strike" demonstration on the anniversary of the bloodiest crackdown so far on democracy protests.
Myanmar's ambassador to the United Nations, Kyaw Moe Tun, lamented the "lack of adequate and strong action" over the military junta's deadly crackdown on anti-coup protesters.
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing says an election will be held and power handed to winning party, in a rare national address, as anti-coup protesters hit streets nationwide.
Myanmar’s army has taken control of the country over what they perceive to be a fraudulent 2020 vote, which resulted in a landslide victory for the ruling party led by Aung San Suu Kyi.
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