Burma’s admission that soldiers were involved in the murder of 10 Muslims in September was an important step and the United States hoped it would be followed by more transparency and accountability, the US ambassador said on Thursday.
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Dec 10, 2009 (AFP), There are no signs of progress towards democratic change in Burma despite Washington’s decision to hold direct talks with the country’s military rulers, a senior US[…]
Nov 5, 2009 (DVB), Burma's political impasse is best resolved through political means and dialogue which must be reciprocal, a senior US diplomat told Burma's main opposition party yesterday. Kurt[…]
July 17, 2009 (DVB), The intransigence of the Burmese government and the ongoing political crisis in the country will likely feature high on the agenda of the 42nd ASEAN summit[…]
Mar 2, 2009 (AP), Southeast Asian leaders wrap up a summit on Sunday they hoped would highlight their championship of human rights, but instead suffered a setback when military-ruled Burma[…]
Apr 10, 2008 (AFP), The prospective first US envoy to the ASEAN said on Wednesday that his key priority was prodding the Southeast Asian group to press Burma’s military junta[…]
Jan 25, 2008 (DVB), The UK, US and French foreign ministers issued a joint statement yesterday calling for urgent progress towards democracy in Burma and improved human rights. The UK's[…]
Jan 22, 2008 (AP), A senior US official urged the international community Monday to put more pressure on Burma’s military rulers, saying the junta has made no progress in opening[…]
Jan 17, 2008 (AFP), Japan on Wednesday offered fresh aid to Mekong River nations while issuing a gentle reminder on human rights as it sought to counter China’s growing influence[…]
Jan 16, 2008 (AFP), A US official on Tuesday called for the world including China to send a united message to Burma’s leaders that they are taking the country in[…]
Oct 18, 2007 (AFP), The United States on Wednesday proposed more sanctions against military-ruled Myanmar Wednesday, including blocking critical access to US financial institutions via third countries. Other measures unveiled[…]