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Hillary Clinton Meets Myanmar Civil Rights Leader Suu Kyi

December 01, 2011

Dec. 1 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met Myanmar civil rights and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Yangon late today.

Clinton, who arrived yesterday in the capital of Naypyidaw, is the highest ranking U.S. official in half a century to visit Myanmar, dominated since 1962 by a repressive military regime that still exerts control through a new civilian government.

To contact the reporter on this story: Daniel Ten Kate in Bangkok at dtenkate@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Tony Jordan at tjordan3@bloomberg.net


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