Secretary of State Clinton Announces Easing of Sanctions in Myanmar

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Aung San Suu Kyi addresses thousands of her supporters at her National League for Democracy headquarters on November 14, 2010 in Yangon, Burma
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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has announced that the U.S. is ready to begin easing sanctions against Myanmar. Sunday's elections saw pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her party won 43 of the 45 seats up for grabs in the country. Clinton announced an easing of investment restrictions as well as intentions to name an ambassador to Myanmar and the establishment of a U.S. Agency for International Development.

Rachel Harvey is a correspondent for our partner the BBC.