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PublishDate: Monday, November 19, 2012 12:37

Obama meets Myanmar president on historic visit

Obama hopes to embolden the former general to deepen the country´s march out of decades of military rule.

US President Barack Obama met Myanmar´s reformist leader Thein Sein on Monday during a landmark visit to Yangon aimed at encouraging political reforms. 

Obama, who held talks with Thein Sein at Yangon´s regional parliament building, hopes to embolden the former general to deepen the country´s march out of decades of military rule.
 (AFP)

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