Suu Kyi Release Signals May Spark Easing Of Sanctions

March 2010
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Mar2010, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p7
Country Report
The article discusses the ease of sanctions against Myanmar by the U.S., following the elections and potential release of pro-democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi after the polls. The elections aimed at raising the regime's perceived legitimacy and achieving an easing of sanctions imposed by the U.S. and European power. U.S. President Barack Obama has included Myanmar among the countries he wishes to engage with.


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