February 10, 2021

Biden targets Myanmar generals with sanctions, asset freeze

Washington (AFP) – President Joe Biden said Wednesday the United States was taking action against Myanmar’s military including freezing access to US-based assets as he urged its generals to relinquish power. “Today I again call on the Burmese military to immediately release democratic political leaders and activists they are now detaining including Aung San Suu Kyi and also Win Myint, the president,” Biden said in his latest remarks following last week’s coup. “The military must relinquish power,” he said. Biden said his administration was cutting off the generals’ access to $1 billion in fund…

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