Nehginpao Kipgen *
A file Photo of US Secretary of State John Kerry :: Pix Courtesy- AP Photo/Lucas Jackson, Pool
The US Secretary of State John Kerry is arriving in Myanmar's capital Nay Pyi Taw on August 9 for a three-day visit. The chief diplomat will meet government leaders and attend a series of meetings, including the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Regional Forum and East Asia Summit.
In a statement released on August 2, the US State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said that Kerry's trip to the region is one key aspect of US commitment in Asia to promote peace, stability, and prosperity.