Clinton Continues Landmark meeting with Myanmar's Nobel Peace laureate
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continued her visit in Myanmar with Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel Peace Prize winner who intends to run in upcoming parliamentary elections. The secretary was to tour Suu Kyi's home, where the activist spent
(CNN) -- Yangon - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continued her landmark visit in Myanmar on Friday. In addition to a meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel Peace Prize winner who intends to run in upcoming parliamentary elections with her newly registered political party.
Clinton also was to meet members of Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy, representatives of ethnic groups, and civil society organizations, the State Department said. On Thursday, Clinton, the first U.S. secretary of state to visit the country in 50 years, met with Suu Kyi in a wide-ranging discussion that covered matters ranging from books to political candidacy.