Myanmar attaches importance to its relationship with the United States and the Government is firmly committed to work closely with the Government of the United States and other stake holders to address and resolve issues of common concern of both countries.
The Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General, Ms. Christine Schraner Burgener, visited Myanmar from 18 to 29 January. During that time she oversaw the installation of her new office in Nay Pyi Taw, where she also met with union level Ministers and with the Chairperson of the Independent Commission of Enquiry.
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See below for U.S Treasury Department Press Release (17 August 2018) partial text: WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned four Burmese military and Border Guard Police (BGP) commanders and two Burmese military units for their involvement in ethnic cleansing in Burma’s Rakhine State and other […]
The Embassy of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in Washington D.C. has noted with great disappointment on the issuance of the statement on Myanmar by the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom held in Washington D.C. on July 26, 2018.
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Press Release (Myanmar dissociates itself from the Human Rights Council’s resolution calling for the dispatch of international fact finding mission) by Ministry of Foreign Affairs (English)
Press Release (Myanmar dissociates itself from the Human Rights Council’s resolution calling for the dispatch of international fact finding mission) by Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Myanmar)
Press Release (on Malaysia’s decision to convene an extraordinary session of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to take up Myanmar’s Rakhine issue) by Ministry of Foreign Affairs