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US Lifting All Economic Sanctions on Burmai
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Scott Stearns
May 18, 2012 12:45 AM
The United States is lifting all of its economic sanctions against the military-led government in Burma following the election to parliament of long-time pro-democracy advocate Aung San Suu Kyi. VOA State Department correspondent Scott Stearns reports, Washington will be sending its first ambassador to Burma in more than 20 years.

US Lifting All Economic Sanctions on Burma

Published May 17, 2012

The United States is lifting all of its economic sanctions against the military-led government in Burma following the election to parliament of long-time pro-democracy advocate Aung San Suu Kyi. VOA State Department correspondent Scott Stearns reports, Washington will be sending its first ambassador to Burma in more than 20 years.


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