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Myanmar president Thein Sein (R) speaking with Australian foreign minister Bob Carr (L) during their meeting on Wednesday at the president’s office in Naypyidaw. Carr was on a two day visit to Myanmar for talks with Thein Sein and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. AFP Photo/Myanmar News Agency


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