Sen. Jim Webb meets Myanmar leaders (4 images)

Updated: Aug. 17, 2009 at 1:19 PM
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U.S. Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA) (L) meets with Myanmar's leader General Than Shwe in Yangon, Myanmar on August 15, 2009. Webb also met with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who has been detained for 14 of the past 20 years and was convicted of violating the terms of her house arrest by allowing American John Yettaw to stay at her home for two days. After Sen. Webb's visit, the generals of Myanmar agreed to release Yettaw, who was sentenced to seven years of hard labor. UPI/Sen. Webb's office
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