The UN Security Council has issued a chairman's statement condemning Myanmar's security forces firing on civilian protests and increasing casualties.
However, there is no mention of the Couder by the military, and it is unclear whether the Security Council can unite and exert influence toward the return to the democratization process.
United Nations Ambassador to the United Nations Thomas Greenfield, the chair of the United Nations Security Council, met online on the 10th and announced that all member countries had agreed to the chair's statement following discussions on the situation in Myanmar on March 5. I made it clear.
The chairman's statement "strongly condemns violence against peaceful protests," accusing security forces of firing on civilian protests and increasing casualties.
On top of that, he says, "I encourage the military to maximize self-restraint."
Prior to this, UN Secretary-General António Guterres held a press conference, saying, "I hope this statement will strengthen the recognition that the release of political prisoners and respect for election results are essential for the Myanmar military," to prevent the situation from getting worse. Showed expectations.
However, the chairman's statement does not include the military's criticism of the Couder in the form of accepting the claims of China, which has a close relationship with the Myanmar military, and the response when the situation worsens, and returns to the democratization process required by the West. It is unclear whether the Security Council can unite and exert influence towards.
Sanctions on children and businesses of military commanders who performed a U.S. coup
The U.S. Treasury announced on the 10th that it has added six new sanctions, including two children of military commander Min Aung Hlaing, who ran a coup in Myanmar, and a company owned by the two.
This freezes assets in the United States and bans transactions with Americans.
The Treasury has accused military violence against demonstrators protesting the coup, saying in a statement that "indiscriminate violence against peaceful demonstrators is unacceptable."
The United States has imposed sanctions such as asset freezes and export restrictions on military executives and related companies, including commander Min Aung Hlaing, the top of the military, and has been criticized by the international community for the Myanmar military. As voices grow, we are expanding the scope of sanctions and increasing pressure.