The US has banned military officials responsible for the democratically elected government coup in Myanmar and detention of top leaders including Aung San Suu Kyi. These include 10 current and former military officers and three companies. Six of them are members of the National Defense and Security Council and they are directly involved in the coup.
The six officers included Myanmar military force commander in chief Min Aung Hlaing, deputy commander in chief Soi Win, first vice-president and retired lieutenant general Mint Sue, Le. General Sean Win, Le. The General slept and took. The names of General Ye Aang are included.
Apart from these, four other officers, Myan Tun U, appointed as Minister of Defense, Admiral Tin Aung San, appointed as Minister of Transport-Communications, Yeh Win U, Joint Secretary General of the State Administrative Council (SAC) and Lt Gen Aung Lin, Secretary of SAC The ban has also been banned.
Three companies – Ruby Enterprise, Myanmar Imperial Z Co and Kankri (Gems & Jewelery) – have also been banned. Foreign Minister Antony Blinken said, “We have not targeted the people and economy of Myanmar so that the difficulties of the common people do not increase.”
The people of Myanmar on Friday staged protests against China over their support for military dictator General Min Aung Hlaing. The protesters considered China a real criminal and said that it was unrest in the life of a peace loving country.
A protestor said that China has forced the Myanmar army to put democracy on the stake. Along with the protesters, such banners appeared that said stop supporting the military dictator. Apart from this, protests started across the country on Friday.
On the occasion of ‘Unity Day’ in the country, the leader and senior general Min Aung Hling, who was involved in the coup in Myanmar, told the people on Friday that if they want democracy, they have to work together with the army. He said, past events have taught us that only national unity is effective in preventing the country from disintegration and maintaining integrity and sovereignty.