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United States Targets Members of Burma’s State Administrative Council following Violence against Protestors

PRESS RELEASE February 22, 2021 WASHINGTON, DC Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned two individuals connected to the military apparatus responsible for the coup in Burma.  Treasury took these actions in response to the Burmese security forces’ killing of peaceful protestors, and Treasury imposed the sanctions under ...
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G7 Foreign Ministers’ Statement on Burma

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON FEBRUARY 23, 2021 The text of the following statement was released by the G7 foreign ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States of America and the High Representative of the European Union. Begin Text: We, the G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, ...
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Promoting Accountability for Those Responsible for Violence Against Protestors in Burma

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 22, 2021 The United States stands in solidarity with the people of Burma who came out across the country with courage and determination today to reject the military coup and voice their aspirations for a return to democratic governance, peace, and rule of law.  We condemn ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens: Additional Details Regarding Supplemental Flight to the U.S.

THE EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA IN RANGOON IS TRANSMITTING THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION THROUGH THE AMERICAN LIAISON NETWORK AS A PUBLIC SERVICE TO U.S. CITIZENS IN BURMA.  PLEASE DISSEMINATE THIS MESSAGE TO ALL U.S. CITIZENS IN YOUR ORGANIZATION OR NEIGHBORHOOD. Please read through this entire message carefully before contacting ACS Rangoon.  The answers ...
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