President Obama Announces Plans to Lift Sanctions on Myanmar

President Obama today announced plans to lift decades-long sanctions against Myanmar as the country's de facto leader makes a visit to the White House.
2:21 | 09/14/16

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I indicated that the consulting where it's true that the United States is not prepared to lift sanctions. That we've imposed. On. For quite some time. It is the right thing to do. In order to ensure that the people of pharmacy. Reward sprawl. In new way of doing business of nouvelle. Can tell you that when I visited. As the first US president ever traveled. I could see the enormous potential I was about to be unleashed. And nobody Reppas. On sausage so. We are very hopeful about the future. We are hopeful about. A building on the friendship and partnership. That we are established. Not just with the government won't work for his people. I would his perch. Americans who. Had the opportunity to support to travel to promote to do so it was a beautiful country. Rich folks are wonderful people. And think I'm not mistaken. There is a very welcome. Tourist industry that it is used so. We look forward to. Fervent with the U. State councilor currently issues and regulations on the progress that's been made. It is not complete. And those who was the first want to indicate that. A lot of work remains to be done but it's on the right track and if you it. Predicted five years ago that. On science and she would now be here sitting. As the newly elected representative. Of her country. Many people were skeptical. But it's but good news story. An error which. So often. We see countries going without. Thank you.

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