Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to visit Myanmar in late May for talks with President Thein Sein with the aim of accelerating Japanese efforts to promote economic development and democratization there, an official said.
It will be the first time in around 36 years for a Japanese prime minister to visit Myanmar. The last was Takeo Fukuda in August 1977.
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