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US to soften sanctions on Myanmar


US to soften sanctions on Myanmar(Washington) – US secretary of state, Hillary Clinton has said that Washington will ease restrictions on investment to Myanmar and will also move quickly to name an ambassador.
Clinton also hailed the “leadership and courage” of President Thein Sein after the country held weekend by-elections that will see opposition icon Suu Kyi entering parliament for the first time.
Hoping to boost reformers in the country Clinton said, “US will stand with the reformers and the democrats both inside the government and in the larger civil society as they work together for that more hopeful future that is the right of every single person”.