According to the US embassy, Secretary Tillerson had “underscored the ongoing US commitment to Southeast Asia and discussed important regional security challenges [with Aung San Suu Kyi]”.
Aung San Suu Kyi’s government is named in an international report as one of the few nations to actively plant landmines over the past year.
“[Republicans] passed resolutions to impose sanctions on Burma to push for change. They have always supported our democratic reforms.”
Wa leaders say that as part of its push to get rid of poppy, they relocated some 100,000 citizens – a sixth of the population.
Doctors report that she is weak from too little rest, has a swollen stomach from irregular eating patterns, and bone spurs in her neck.
Speaking in Washington, the Burmese leader urged businesses to invest in the Southeast Asian country as a way to advance its democratic transition.