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United States announces plans to ease Burma sanctions

The United States has announced it ease sanctions against Burma. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, said some restrictions would be relaxed and Burmese leaders would be allowed to visit the US.

European Union leaders have previously said that they would consider taking similar steps.

The news follows Aung San Suu Kyi's party's landslide victory in by-elections last week.

Tim Allman reports.

  • 05 Apr 2012