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Abe returned to Japan at the end of his visit to Myanmar
Early in the morning on Monday, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has returned home after a visit to Myanmar. It was the first visit by the Japanese government in this country of Southeast Asia for 36 years.
On Sunday, Abe met with President Thein Sein in the capital Naypyidaw Myanmar. After the summit, the two leaders issued a joint statement in which it said that the public and private sectors in Japan will assist in the democratization and economic development of Myanmar.
Both leaders confirmed in a statement that the government of Myanmar will continue efforts to address various issues, including economic reform and the settlement of disputes in the country.
Japan promised to provide Myanmar official development assistance in the amount of approximately $ 900 million.