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Following a successful bilateral meeting in April, Japan and Myanmar are already forging ahead to strengthen bilateral relations further rather than resting on their laurels.

Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda described his April 21 meeting with Myanmar President Thein Sein in Tokyo as “historic,” and announced that Japan will reinstate full financial assistance to the country to support its fledgling democratic transition, boost economic development and encourage national reconciliation.

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