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Long shunned because of a repressive military rule, a transition to democracy began in Myanmar last year after a nominally civilian government took office and started taking steps toward democracy. Barack Obama, who became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the country, said ties between the U.S. and Myanmar will grow stronger if the moves toward democracy continue

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