Taken Question
Gordon Duguid
Acting Deputy Department Spokesman, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
March 31, 2009


Question: When was the last time that a senior U.S. official (equivalent to Stephen Blake) from Washington visited the Foreign Minister of Burma?

Answer: Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew Daley met with the Burmese Foreign Minister in Burma in November 2001. Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Eric John and former Office Director for Mainland Southeast Asia Robert Rapson met with the Burmese Foreign Minister in Beijing in June 2007.



PRN: 2009/273