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UK and Canada impose sanctions on Myanmar generals after coup

2021-02-19 09:20:38       source:The Aljazeera

Febuary 18, 2021

The United Kingdom and Canada have imposed sanctions on Myanmar’s ruling generals for toppling the civilian-led government, while Japan has said it agrees with the United States, India and Australia that democracy must be restored there quickly.

Western countries have condemned the February 1 overthrow and detention of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, which has also brought daily mass demonstrations to the streets of the Southeast Asian country.

Following sanctions from the US announced last week, both the UK and Canada announced measures on Thursday.

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