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Aung San Suu Kyi's Address in Washington D.C.

Aung San Suu Kyi's Address in Washington D.C.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton greets Aung San Suu Kyi before the Myanmar parliamentarian spoke at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C., Sept. 18, 2012 (Asia Society/Joshua Roberts)

In her first visit to the U.S. in more than 40 years, Myanmar democracy icon and parliamentarian Aung San Suu Kyi discussed the progress of reform in her country and calls for an easing of U.S. sanctions., at an Asia Society event at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington D.C. on September 18, 2012. Her address was introduced by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Daw Suu also received Asia Society's Global Vision Award for her commitment to advancing democracy and human rights.  Please visit our global site AsiaSociety.org for complete coverage of Aung San Suu Kyi's speech.

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September 18, 2012
by Wendy Tang