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Obama says Myanmar elections must be free

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 00:41

President Barack Obama talks about democratization in Myanmar while meeting that country's president at his palace. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Elections in Myanmar in 2015 need to be free, inclusive and transparent, U.S. President Barack Obama told the Southeast Asian nation's President Thein Sein at a meeting on Thursday. "The democratization process in Myanmar is real," Obama said at a photo-op with Thein Sein at the presidential palace in the country's capital of Naypyitaw. "But in our discussions we recognized that this process is still incomplete." Myanmar was working to address some of the issues that concerned Obama, but it would take time, Thein Sein said. The country would continue with its transition, he added.

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Obama says Myanmar elections must be free

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 00:41