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Stars and Stripes
Myanmar's government will "take decisive action to prevent violent attacks against civilians," according to its statement. "It will hold accountable the perpetrators of such attacks; it will work with the international community to meet the humanitarian needs of the people; and it will address contentious political dimensions, ranging from resettlement of displaced populations to granting of citizenship."
Left, a student holds U.S. flags to welcome U.S. President Barack Obama, at Yangon International Airport in Yangon.