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US Senator Meets Aung San Suu Kyi in Burmese Capital

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 1:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Senator John McCain — in Burma to assess prospects for democratic reforms — has promised opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi continued U.S. support for efforts to bring democracy to the Southeast Asian nation. McCain met Thursday with the pro-democracy leader in Rangoon for about an hour. Afterward, in comments to reporters, Aung San […]

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US Senator Meets Aung San Suu Kyi in Burmese Capital

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 10:15 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Senator John McCain — in Burma to assess prospects for democratic reforms — has promised opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi continued U.S. support for efforts to bring democracy to the Southeast Asian nation. McCain met Thursday with the pro-democracy leader in Rangoon for about an hour. Afterward, in comments to reporters, Aung San […]

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US Senator Visits Rangoon to Meet Aung San Suu Kyi

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 6:30 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Senator John McCain is in Rangoon for a meeting with Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. McCain paid a visit earlier Thursday to the Rangoon headquarters of the Free Funeral Service Society. An opposition spokesman told VOA’s Burmese service the senator was also slated to see representatives of five small ethnic parties. McCain’s […]

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German Chancellor Questions Burma’s Bid for ASEAN Chair

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling for Burma to improve its human rights record before it is permitted to serve as chair of ASEAN. Speaking Thursday at an international forum in Singapore, Ms. Merkel said she is “a little bit concerned” about Burma’s bid to chair the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in 2014. The […]

US Senator Expected in Rangoon to Meet Aung San Suu Kyi

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 5:00 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Senator John McCain was due in Rangoon Thursday for a meeting with Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. An opposition spokesman told VOA’s Burmese service the senator was also slated to see representatives of five small ethnic parties. His visit to Rangoon follows meetings Wednesday in the administrative capital, Naypyidaw, with Vice President […]

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US Senator in Burma for Talks

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 1:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Senator John McCain is in Burma to confer with pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and to assess the new government’s commitment to democratic reforms. The senator launched his three-day visit Wednesday, meeting with Burmese Vice President Aung Myint Oo in Naypyitaw, the Burmese administrative capital, and plans to meet with Aung San Suu […]

US Senator in Burma for Talks

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 1:05 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Senator John McCain is in Burma to confer with pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and to assess the new government’s commitment to democratic reforms. The senator launched his three-day visit Wednesday, meet with Burmese Vice President Aung Myint Oo in Naypyitaw, the Burmese administrative capital, and plans to meet with Aung San Suu […]

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US Senator Arrives in Burma for Talks

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 5:20 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Senator John McCain has arrived in Burma for a three-day visit during which he expects to meet with senior government officials and with pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The senator was expected to meet government officials later Wednesday in Naypyitaw, the Burmese administrative capital. He plans to meet with Aung San Suu Kyi […]

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