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Obama: Syria 'Atrocity' Must Have Response

President Obama said an "atrocity" with chemical weapons must not just be investigated but also confronted.

He said the United States can not and must not "turn a blind eye to what happened in Damascus."

He also urged members of Congress to consider that some things are more important than "partisan differences" as they consider the U.S. response to Syria.

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VOA's Than Lwin Htun interviews Myanmar President Thein Sein, Nov. 20, 2014.

VOA Exclusive: Interview With Myanmar President Thein Sein

Thein Sein calls allegations that minority Muslim Rohingya are fleeing alleged torture in Rakhine state a media fabrication More