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Clinton to Travel to Myanmar Next Month, Obama Official Says

November 18, 2011

Nov. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to Myanmar next month, becoming the first U.S. secretary of state to visit the country in more than 50 years, an Obama administration official said on condition of anonymity.

President Barack Obama will announce the visit today in Bali, Indonesia, where he is attending a summit of Asian leaders.

To contact the reporter on this story: Margaret Talev in Washington at mtalev@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: John Brinsley at jbrinsley@bloomberg.net


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