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Myanmar Crisis

U.S. targets jet fuel suppliers in fresh Myanmar sanctions

Washington accuses 2 people, 6 entities of enabling military to commit atrocities

The U.S. Treasury Department said Myanmar's military has continued to commit atrocities and violence against the people since the coup.    © AP

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- The United States on Friday announced further sanctions against Myanmar, targeting the supply of jet fuel to Myanmar's military following airstrikes in civilian populated areas, the U.S. Treasury Department said.

The Treasury in a statement said it imposed sanctions on two people and six entities connected to Myanmar's military that Washington accused of enabling its continuing atrocities, including through the import, storage and distribution of jet fuel to the military.

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