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NEWS - U.S. Sanctions Against Myanm
U.S. Sanctions Against Myanmar to Remain in Place
GENEVA (AP) The United States will maintain economic
against Myanmar as long as the Asian nation is guilty of
political repression, President Clinton said Monday.
Clinton issued a notice keeping in place an order he issued a
ago banning new investments by Americans in Myanmar, formerly
known as Burma. He declared a national emergency then to
The president said the declaration will remain in force "as
long as the
government of Burma continues its policies of committing
repression of the democratic opposition in Burma."
Clinton issued the order during a brief speechmaking visit
here at the
end of a six-day European trip.