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U.N. Chief to Visit Cyclone-Ravaged Myanmar

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U.N. Chief to Visit Cyclone-Ravaged Myanmar

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U.N. Chief to Visit Cyclone-Ravaged Myanmar

U.N. Chief to Visit Cyclone-Ravaged Myanmar

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Myanmar's military government is allowing United Nations officials, including Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, to tour this week the southern delta region flooded by a devastating cyclone. However, the regime continues to resist large-scale foreign aid for the hundreds of thousands of survivors.

NPR's Michael Sullivan, who spent time in Myanmar following Cyclone Nargis, talks with Steve Inskeep from Bangkok, Thailand.