UN special envoy on Myanmar: ‘Targeted sanctions are needed’

UN special envoy on Myanmar: ‘Targeted sanctions are needed’

In an #interview with FRANCE 24, Christine Schraner Burgener, the #UN special envoy on #Myanmar, held out hope that the military would not brutally crack down on the ongoing mass protest movement against the February 1 coup. She also called for “targeted sanctions” on leaders of the regime and said she had asked them to allow her to visit the country, a request they have rejected “for the moment”.

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