Myanmar's UN envoy tells US lawmakers more sanctions needed

6th May, 2021

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Myanmar's ambassador to the United Nations told the US Congress on Tuesday that Washington should target the state-run Myanmar oil and gas company and a state-owned bank with sanctions. Ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun, a representative of elected lawmakers who oppose Myanmar's military junta, also warned that the crisis triggered by a February 1 coup in the Southeast Asian nation threatened regional security.

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