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US, Myanmar Officials Discuss Political Progress, Human Rights

U.S. and Myanmar officials held talks this week on civilian control of the military, political prisoners, land rights, and other issues. At the end of the visit, a U.S. special human rights envoy raised concerns about Myanmar’s political reforms ahead of national elections this year.   In talks with senior Myanmar's (also known as Burma) government leaders, Tom Malinowski, assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights and labor, said Friday the U.S. is concerned about...

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