The New Paper

February 11, 2021

Biden approves sanctions against Myanmar

President Biden approved an executive order calling for sanctions against Myanmar’s military leaders yesterday. The order comes amid an ongoing military coup, which has drawn international condemnation and prompted widespread protests across the country. Additional details on the sanctions are expected to follow this week, including a potential freeze on US assets that benefit Myanmar’s government and restricted access to $1B of Myanmar’s funds held in the US.
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