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US Lifts Sanctions on Myanmar

U.S. President Barack Obama has lifted sanctions on Myanmar, saying the Southeast Asian country has made substantial advances to promote democracy. Obama signed an executive order Friday that overturns a previous declaration calling Myanmar’s government a threat to U.S. national security. Since historic elections last November that resulted in the former opposition party winning a majority of the seats in parliament, the president said, the situation in Myanmar has been significantly...

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