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Myanmar Bloodshed Absolutely Outrageous, US Working on Sanctions; Says Joe Biden

Myanmar Bloodshed Absolutely Outrageous, US Working on Sanctions; Says Joe Biden

Washington: US President Joe Biden on Sunday called the military violence in Myanmar “absolutely outrageous” and said Washington was working on reacting with sanctions. Also Read – Myanmar Armed Forces Kill Over 90 in Deadliest Day Since February 1 Coup

The situation in Myanmar, which has seen almost daily protests since a military coup in February, was “terrible,” Biden said in comments reported by journalists travelling with the US President on his return from Delaware to Washington, DPA news agency reported. Also Read – It Takes One to Know One: Putin Hits Back at Biden’s ‘Killer’ Remark

Asked whether the US would respond with sanctions, Biden said “we’re working on that now.” Also Read – Quad Has Come of Age; Committed to Free, Open And Inclusive Indo-Pacific: PM Modi at Aparente Summit

The bloodiest day of violence so far on Saturday – which marked Armed Forces Day in Myanmar – reportedly left 114 people dead.


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