Kerry urges Myanmar to speed democratic transition, halt rights backslide

  • by: MATTHEW LEE , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 9, 2014 - 1:35 PM

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar — To improve relations with the United States, Myanmar must make progress in its democratic transition and halt what Washington sees as backsliding on commitments to improve human rights, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told the country's leaders.

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