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World new sanctions against Myanmars Junta

04:05  18 may  2021
04:05  18 may  2021 Source:   dw.com

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Almost four months, the parish of the army in Myanmar is now here. The USA and Great Britain impose further penalty measures and encourage other countries to do it the same.

Polizisten verfolgen am Sonntag Teilnehmer einer Demonstration in Yangon © STR / AFP / Getty Images Policemen Tracking on Sunday Participants of a Demonstration in Yangon

The USA has occupied 16 high-ranking governors in Myanmar and their family members with sanctions. Washington accuses you to support the "violent and fatal attacks" against the opposition in the Southeast Asian country. The list of sanctioned are under other members of the State Administrative Council and the minister of the new government and the head of the Central Bank used by the military.

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US Secretary of Foreign Minister Antony Blinking emphasized, the United States, the responsible persons for the coup continuing to account for political and financial pressure on the military regime, as long as the violence content. Blinking other states encouraged to adopt additional penalty measures against military leadership in Myanmar.

Der Protest gegen die herrschenden Militärs geht weiter - hier am Montag in der zweitgrößten Stadt Mandalay © Reuters The protest against the ruling military continues - here on Monday in the second largest city Mandalay

The USA has already had stringen export restrictions for the country since the overturnation and sanctions against various members of the new leadership apparatus and adult children of the leader of the military Junta imposed. Two holding companies of the military and a state jewel company were also occupied by sanctions.

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gemstone company MGE in the Focus

Britain imposed penalty measures against the state gemstone company MGE to interrupt further financial flows of the military junta. The junta destroy the democracy and grate "the own people continued with brutal cruelty," founded Foreign Minister Dominic Raab the step of his government. Due to the sanctions against MGE, the military is deprived of an important source of financial source.

MGE monitors Myanmar's billionless gemstone business. Since the military coup, the company is under the control of the generals. The Southeast Asian country is one of the world's largest producers of Rubins and Jade.

Jade auf einem Edelsteinmarkt in Mandalay (Archivbild) © Getty Images / AFP / Y. Aung Thu Jade at a gemstone market in Mandalay (archive image)

This Tuesday, the United Nations General Assembly wants to vote for a draft resolution, which provides for immediate suspension of the delivery and sale of weapons, ammunition and other equipment to Myanmar. Resolutions of the UN General Assembly are not legally binding, but have political weight.

The army in Myanmar had torn power on February 1 and discontinued the de facto head of government Aung San Suu Kyi. Since then, nearly 800 people were killed in protests against military rulers.

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