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ADB Kuroda says crafting aid plan for Myanmar

TOKYO, Oct 9 (Reuters) - The Asian Development Bank iscrafting a preliminary aid plan for Myanmar, which will beextended on condition that the country solves its debt problem,the bank's president Haruhiko Kuroda said on Tuesday.

Kuroda, in Tokyo to attend this week's InternationalMonetary Fund meetings, told a group of reporters that the ADBhopes to begin offering aid to Myanmar as soon as possible.

(Reporting by Yoshifumi Takemoto; Writing by Leika Kihara;Editing by Michael Watson)

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