Posted by: mulrickillion | January 17, 2012

U.S. Restores Full Ties to Myanmar After Rapid Reforms

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Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, center, at her opposition party’s headquarters in Yangon this week, is being allowed to seek elected office for the first time since 1990. Soe Than Win/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images.

By Steven Lee Myers and Seth Mydans, Jan 13, 2011 — WASHINGTON — The United States moved to restore full diplomatic relations with Myanmar on Friday, rewarding the sweeping political and economic changes that the country’s new civilian government has made, including a cease-fire with ethnic rebels and, only hours before, the release of hundreds of political prisoners. . . .

U.S. to Renew Myanmar Ties in Light of Reforms – NYTimes.com

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