Joe Biden Calls Myanmar Violence ‘Outrageous’, Talks Of Sanctions

Washington: US President Joe Biden called the military violence in Myanmar “absolutely outrageous” on Sunday and said Washington was contemplating sanctions for the act.

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Myanmar has seen almost daily protests since a military coup last month was “terrible”, Biden told the journalists accompanying him on his return from Delaware to Washington, reported news agency DPA.

Asked whether the US would respond with sanctions, Biden was quoted as saying “we’re working on that now.”

So far, Saturday was the bloodiest day of violence — which marked Myanmar’s Armed Forces Day — that reportedly killed 114 people.

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