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American who visited Suu Kyi to be freed from Myanmar

Other News Materials 15 August 2009 19:37 (UTC +04:00)
The American man who swam across a lake to visit Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will be released on Sunday, according to a statement issued by U.S. Senator Jim Webb
American who visited Suu Kyi to be freed from Myanmar

The American man who swam across a lake to visit Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will be released on Sunday, according to a statement issued by U.S. Senator Jim Webb, Reuters reported.

American John Yettaw had been sentenced to seven years hard labor by Myanmar's military government.

"I am grateful to the Myanmar government for honoring these requests," said Webb who is visiting Myanmar and sought Yettaw's release.

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