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SODA POP DIPLOMACY

Nothing says "rejoining the international community" like an ice cold Coca-Cola.

By Quartz Staff in Myanmar


A link from Reuters

The world’s largest soda company delivered the first shipment of its iconic brew to Myanmar in six decades after the US and EU relaxed sanctions against the country following a recent election. Coke’s business, worth potentially $100 million, according to Myanmar’s president, is an early return on the country’s investment in democracy. Oh, and Pepsi isn’t far behind…