The Biden administration in the United States has announced that it will impose sanctions such as asset freezes on the top 10 military personnel and three companies closely related to the military over a military coup d'etat in Myanmar.
The U.S. Treasury Department issued a statement on the 11th over a coup d'etat in Myanmar, with 10 military executives including commander Min Aung Hlaing, the head of the army who led the coup, and the army owning or Announced that it will impose sanctions on three companies that handle ruby and hiss that it manages.
The sanctions are based on an executive order signed by President Biden on the 10th, freeing assets in the United States and banning transactions with Americans.
In a statement, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said, "If the Myanmar military does not change its policy, we are ready to take additional action."
Secretary of State Antony Blinken also issued a statement to the military, saying, "The military government should relinquish power, release all unfairly detained people, and stop violence." I demanded that I return to civil authority after immediately releasing such things.
In addition, the US Department of Commerce has increased pressure on the Myanmar military, including announcing measures to the Myanmar Defense Ministry to regulate the export of sensitive items.
Over the coup d'etat in Myanmar, the Biden administration has repeatedly discussed with its allies and friends in Asia, and plans to increase pressure in collaboration with the international community.