The US is temporarily easing trade restrictions on Burma by allowing all shipments to go through its ports for six months, officials said on Monday.
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The United States Secretary of State John Kerry called on Burma’s leaders to move ahead with reforms as he concluded his two-day visit to the country.
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Senator Mitch McConnel has backed a proposal to end sanctions against Burma – after a landmark visit by the Burmese President to the US.
At the Johns Hopkins University in Washington DC, President Thein Sein says he is committed to reforms but will need the help of the international community.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter calls for religious tolerance in Burma as he visits Rangoon.
A 50-member American business delegation explores trade and investment opportunities in Burma, now that the US has eased sanctions.