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US President Obama Makes Historic Visit To Burma

YANGON, MYANMAR - NOVEMBER 19: US President Barack Obama speaks at the University of Yangon during his historical first visit to the country on November 19, 2012 in Yangon, Myanmar. Obama is the first US President to visit Myanmar while on a four-day tour of Southeast Asia that also includes Thailand and Cambodia. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

U.S. president visits Myanmar

President Barack Obama made an historic visit to Myanmar (also commonly known as Burma) on November 19. While there, Obama met with Aung San Suu Kyi and spoke at the University of Yangon, where he spoke of extending the hand of friendship to the country.