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FACT SHEET: U.S.-ASEAN Special Summit in Washington, DC

FACT SHEET: U.S.-ASEAN Special Summit in Washington, DC MAY 12, 2022  President Biden will welcome the leaders of the Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN) for a historic U.S.-ASEAN Special Summit, held for the first time in Washington D.C. and at the White House, to re-affirm the United States’ enduring commitment to Southeast Asia and underscore the ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma (April 8, 2022)    

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma (April 8, 2022)       Location: Burma  Event: Water Festival Activities, April 11-17, 2022  The Embassy is aware of threats on social media to attack official Water Festival (aka “Thingyan”) activities throughout Burma, including in Rangoon, as well as threats against businesses affiliated with the military regime, including bars, ...
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Treasury Sanctions Military Leaders, Military-Affiliated Cronies and Businesses, and a Military Unit Prior to Armed Forces Day in Burma

Treasury Sanctions Military Leaders, Military-Affiliated Cronies and Businesses, and a Military Unit Prior to Armed Forces Day in Burma PRESS RELEASES March 25, 2022 WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated five individuals and five entities connected to Burma’s military regime pursuant to Executive Order (E.O) ...
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Joint statement on Armed Forces Day

Following is a joint statement on Armed Forces Day in Myanmar issued by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union and the Foreign Ministers of Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Georgia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Palau, Republic of Korea, Serbia, Switzerland, ...
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