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Burma New Year 2021 – Thingyan Festival

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 8, 2021 On behalf of the United States of America, I extend best wishes and heartfelt concern to the people of Burma for Burma’s New Year, Thingyan. Thingyan is a time of rebirth and renewal. At this time of crisis, the United States sincerely hopes the ...
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Alert: Ordered Departure of Family Members of U.S. Government Employees from U.S. Embassy Rangoon

Alert: Ordered Departure of Family Members of U.S. Government Employees from U.S. Embassy Rangoon March 31, 2021 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 ...
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USTR Suspends Trade Engagement with Burma following Military Coup and Violence against Civilians

USTR Suspends Trade Engagement with Burma following Military Coup and Violence against Civilians 03/29/2021 WASHINGTON – United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai today announced the suspension of all U.S. engagement with Burma under the 2013 Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), effective immediately. This suspension will remain in effect until the return of a democratically ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Join Mar. 31 Virtual Town Hall with Ambassador Vajda

March 30, 2021 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. U.S. Ambassador to Burma Thomas L. Vajda will host a ...
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Joint Statement of Chiefs of Defense Condemning Military-Sponsored Violence in Myanmar

The following is a joint statement of the Chiefs of Defense of Australia, Canada, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, the Kingdom of Denmark, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America. As Chiefs of Defense, we condemn the use of lethal force against unarmed ...
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