US President Barack Obama said his historic trip to Myanmar on Monday would recognise and prod reform, but warned no one should harbour illusions that the long isolated state had done enough to change.
US President Barack Obama waves to media after his arrival at Don Mueang International airport in Bangkok. Obama flexed US power in Asia Sunday on a regional tour that will make history when he lands in Myanmar, calling on its leaders to step up their startling political reform drive.
Obama will be the first sitting US president to visit Myanmar, when Air Force One touches down in Rangoon, and hopes to embolden President Thein Sein to deepen the country's startling march out of decades of iron-fisted military rule.
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