Burma: Sanctions

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 19th September 2017.

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Photo of Julie Cooper Julie Cooper Shadow Minister (Health) (Community Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what sanctions the Government has implemented as a result of human rights abuses in Myanmar.

Photo of Mark Field Mark Field Minister of State

‚ÄčThe UK continues rigorously to impose measures under the EU Arms Embargo. These restrictive measures prohibit the supply of equipment or provision of any training which might strengthen the Burmese military's combat capability.

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