The European Union and the United States are considering targeted sanctions against Myanmar military leaders over an offensive that has driven more than 500,000 Rohingya Muslims out of the country, officials familiar with the discussions say. Interviews with more than a dozen diplomats and government officials based in Washington, Yangon and Europe revealed that punitive measures aimed specifically at top generals were among a range of options being discussed in response to the crisis. Nothing has yet been decided and Washington and Brussels may decide to hold off for now, ...
Rohingya crisis: EU, US weighing sanctions against Myanmar army leaders
There are also discussions about increasing aid for violence-riven Rakhine state
Antoni Slodkowski | Matt Spetalnick | Reuters Last Updated at October 9, 2017 14:32 IST