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Japan pursues economic ties with Myanmar, avoids Rohingya criticism

Two countries agree to cooperate on urban development, infrastructure

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, welcomes Myanmar President Htin Kyaw in Tokyo on Dec. 14. (Photo by Uichiro Kasai)

TOKYO -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a summit meeting with Myanmar President Htin Kyaw in Tokyo on Thursday, at which the two leaders agreed to cooperate in the areas of urban development, transportation and power infrastructure in the Southeast Asian country.

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