The U.S. State Department says it expects considerable discussion on Burma during next week's ASEAN Regional Forum in Indonesia. Burma is an ASEAN member.
Secretary of State Colin Powell will attend the regional forum, as well as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations' post-ministerial conference of foreign ministers.
State Department spokesman Richard Boucher says the talks are also likely to cover such issues as terrorism, law enforcement, and intelligence sharing.
Information for this report is provided by State Department Daily Press Briefing.