Presidential visit a first for Burma
Obama: U.S. a friend, work ahead
Posted: November 19, 2012 at 3:22 a.m.
Launching a landmark visit to long-shunned Burma, President Barack Obama said today that he comes to “extend the hand of friendship” to a nation moving from persecution to peace. But his praise and personal attention came with an admonition to those in charge: The work of ensuring and protecting freedoms has just begun.
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