Burma Cyclone

International Response: United Nations aid supplies arrive in Myanmar by lamivo
May 8, 2008, 3:19 pm
Filed under: International Response, Latest News, Uncategorized | Tags: , ,

BANGKOK — The first seven tons of United Nations relief supplies arrived in Myanmar by aircraft Thursday after days of excruciating delay during which the insular military junta resisted international offers of large-scale aid.

American officials said they also appeared to be close to an agreement with the government to send in aid and disaster experts, despite the acrimonious relations between the two nations and blunt recent criticisms of the junta by President Bush and his wife Laura.

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