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Crowds welcome US President Obama in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

Matching smiles
Matching smiles
There were suprisingly few security guards
There were suprisingly few security guards

US President Obama landed at 9.30am at Yangon International Airport today, 19 November 2012. He’s the first serving US president to visit Myanmar.

Hillary Clinton waves - she's barely visible and sadly, I couldn't identify which vehicle Obama was in
Hillary Clinton waves – she’s barely visible and sadly, I couldn’t identify which vehicle Obama was in
Outside Yangon International Airport, which was closed for an hour
Outside Yangon International Airport, which was closed for an hour
Air Force 1
Air Force 1