“These sanctions point to a network of military junta and its agencies to provide financial assistance and weapons to the Burmese military,” the British Foreign Office said in a statement.
The founder and chairman of the Htoo group, “U Tay Za is associated with the military through close ties to the military’s past and present regime and has supported serious human rights abuses by helping the military purchase weapons,” he said.
Prohibitions on immediate application include the freezing of all British assets of the HTO Group and U Tay Za and the ban on entry into the UK.
The Burmese military overthrew civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi on February 1, ending 10 years of democracy.
“Together with our allies, the UK government will continue to restrict the financing of the regime and the supply of weapons used to kill innocent people, including children, and will prosecute those who support the regime’s actions,” the foreign minister said. , Dominic Rob.
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