EU sanctions 10 Myanmar junta officials, two firms

AFP , Monday 19 Apr 2021

'In addition to the listing of individuals, two economic conglomerates that are attributed to the military are also affected,' German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said, after a videoconference with EU counterparts

Heiko Maas
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas attends a press conference following a meeting with Foreign Ministers of Switzerland, Austria, Luxemboug and Liechtenstein on April 16, 2021 in Lugano. AFP

The EU on Monday imposed sanctions on 10 Myanmar junta officials and two conglomerates linked to the military over the coup and bloody crackdown on protesters, European officials said.

'In addition to the listing of individuals, two economic conglomerates that are attributed to the military are also affected,' German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said, after a videoconference with EU counterparts.

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