VOA:Washington Confirms Meeting with Burmese Officials


25 March 2009

The U.S. State Department has confirmed that a senior U.S. official met with Burma’s foreign minister and other officials during a trip to Burma this week.

A statement issued by the department late Wednesday said the director of the Office for Mainland Southeast Asia, Stephen Blake, met with Burmese Foreign Minister Nyan Win on Tuesday. Blake also met with members of the opposition National League for Democracy and representatives of ethnic minority groups in Burma.

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