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Statement from Ambassadors to Myanmar

Statement from Ambassadors to Myanmar 1 April 2020 On 23 March, the UN Secretary General called for armed groups across the world to implement a global ceasefire. The Ambassadors listed below echo this call. We are deeply concerned about the high level of fighting, casualties and civilian displacement occurring in Rakhine and Chin States, and ...
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Alert: Repatriation Flight for U.S. Citizens

Alert – U.S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma (1 April 2020)   Location:  Burma   Event:  The U.S. Embassy is attempting to coordinate a repatriation flight for U.S. citizens with valid U.S. passports leaving from Yangon within the next week and returning to the United States.   The date of the flight is not set, however we ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma

27 March 2020 Location:  Burma Event:  The Ministry of Health and Sports has confirmed five cases of COVID-19 in Burma. The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  for COVID-19. The government of the People’s Republic of China suspended visa-free international transit of China beginning March 28, 2020. There are very few remaining flights departing Burma ...
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