Obama will have a "dialogue with the Burmese government about the need to reduce their relationship with North Korea," Ben Rhodes, Obama's deputy national security adviser, told reporters.
The Obama administration still refers to Myanmar by its older name, Burma.
We see that as an issue where they've been moving in a positive direction. We'd like reinforce that action and, again, see Burma break its military ties with the North Koreans.
US President Barack Obama has spent the day in Thailand at the start of a three-day tour of Southeast Asia.
Barack Obama is touring Southeast Asia to showcase foreign policy achievement and reinforce the U.S. role as a counterweight to China.