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EU ends Myanmar sanctions, arms embargo remains

Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 19:54

EU foreign ministers agreed Monday to lift the last of the bloc`s trade, economic and individual sanctions against Myanmar, hailing "a new chapter" with the once pariah state.

Russia calls for lifting Myanmar sanctions

Last Updated: Thursday, January 17, 2013, 00:07

Lavrov Wednesday met his Myanmar counterpart Wunna Maung Lwin.

EU to suspend Myanmar sanctions for a year

Last Updated: Thursday, April 19, 2012, 18:15

Despite reforms by Myanmar`s military leaders, EU nations long remained split over whether to remove sanctions.

EU extends Myanmar sanctions

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 11:37

European governments however opened the door to the Burmese foreign minister.

Suu Kyi party urges West to keep Myanmar sanctions

Last Updated: Monday, February 07, 2011, 11:49

National League for Democracy said embargoes don`t affect broader population.

Myanmar parties join calls to lift sanctions

Last Updated: Thursday, January 20, 2011, 22:31

Two prominent Myanmar opposition parties on Thursday added their voices to calls for Western powers to lift sanctions, as the country prepares for a new parliament after controversial elections.

US House renews Myanmar sanctions

Last Updated: Thursday, July 15, 2010, 12:02

The US House has voted to renew for one year a ban on imports from Myanmar.

US will not lift Myanmar sanctions

Last Updated: Thursday, November 05, 2009, 13:32

The United States, although embarking on a new policy of engagement, will not lift its sanctions on Myanmar unless its ruling generals make concrete progress toward democratic reform, a senior US diplomat said on Thursday.

No lifting sanctions till situation improves in Myanmar: US

Last Updated: Thursday, October 01, 2009, 15:53

Even as the United States began a dialogue process with the military junta, the Obama administration has ruled out lifting of sanctions till Myanmar makes progress on restoration of democracy and human rights of its people.

US keeps Myanmar sanctions, plans more talks

Last Updated: Thursday, September 24, 2009, 09:45

The United States will pursue deeper engagement with Myanmar`s military rulers to try to spur democratic reform but will not ease sanctions for now, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has revealed.

Obama renews sanctions against Myanmar

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 29, 2009, 17:59

President Barack Obama has renewed sanctions against the junta that runs the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar.