Clinton Will Be First U.S. Secretary of State to Visit Myanmar in 50 Years

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to Myanmar next month, becoming the first U.S. secretary of state to visit the country in more than 50 years, an Obama administration official said on condition of anonymity.

President Barack Obama will announce the visit today in Bali, Indonesia, where he is attending a summit of Asian leaders.

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