US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrive in Rangoon on 19 November 2012
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US President Obama hails Burma's 'remarkable journey'

Barack Obama has hailed the "remarkable journey" undertaken by Burma as he became the first serving US president to visit the country.

But after a meeting with the opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, President Obama warned that 'the flickers of progress the world had seen must not be extinguished'.

Fergal Keane reports from Rangoon in Burma.

  • 19 Nov 2012
  • From the section Asia
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