Suu Kyi awarded Congressional Gold Medal - The New Indian Express

Suu Kyi awarded Congressional Gold Medal

  • In this Sunday, Sept. 16 photo, Myanmar opposition Leader Aung San Suu Kyi, center, arrives at Yangon International airport, Myanmar, to depart for the US. AP
  • Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, meets with Aung San Suu Kyi at the State Department on Tuesday, Sept 2012 in Washington. AP
  • Suu Kyi left Sunday on her first US trip since she was put under house arrest in1990. The Nobel Peace laureate's 17-day US tour, starting Monday, comes as the Obama administration considers easing its remaining sanctions on the country also known as Burma. AP
  • Aung San Suu Kyi, center, receives the Congressional Gold Medal from Speaker of the House John Boehner, at the US Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 19, as former first lady Laura Bush, back left, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, watch. AP
  • Aung San Suu Kyi, right, sits with House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi during a ceremony. AP
  • House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, left, and Speaker of the House John Boehner, sit next to Aung San Suu Kyi as she is greeted by former first lady Laura Bush, right, during a ceremony to award Suu Kyi with the Congressional Gold Medal at the US Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 19. AP
  • Aung San Suu Kyi speaks after being awarded the Congressional Gold Medal at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 19. AP
  • President Barack Obama meets with Aung San Suu Kyi in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 19. AP

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