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US Prepared to Lift Sanctions on Myanmar

President Barack Obama announced the U.S. is prepared to lift economic sanctions on Myanmar, following talks at the White House with the country's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi. "The United States is now prepared to lift sanctions that we have imposed on Burma for quite some time," he said. Earlier, Obama sent a letter to Congress saying the U.S. was moving to restore trade benefits to Myanmar that had been suspended more than two decades ago because of rights abuses...

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