The hug that says you are not alone

Nov 20, 2012, 08:05 IST | Agencies

The first sitting US president to visit Myanmar, Obama urged its leaders, who have embarked on a series of far-reaching political and economic reforms since 2011, not to extinguish the “flickers of progress that we have seen”.


Obama said, “Here, through so many difficult years, is where she has displayed such unbreakable courage and determination. It is here where she showed that human freedom and human dignity cannot be denied.” 

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