EU-ASEAN leaders met at a summit in Belgium last week, but didn’t offer any support to the civilian National Unity Government.
Brussels seeks to bolster relations, but differences over Ukraine and China’s actions in the South China Sea clouded the meeting, from which Myanmar’s junta was shunned.
Their latest sanctions target junta Investment Minister Kan Zaw, Supreme Court Chief Justice Htun Htun Oo, military officers, election officials and businesspeople.
The European Union has sanctioned only one out of 31 firms identified as suppliers of arms and equipment to the junta since the coup, says Justice for Myanmar.
Speaking at an economic forum, the Russian leader sought to pivot towards allies in Asia, the Middle East and Africa as his country faces a barrage of Western sanctions.
The military regime’s campaign of terror means more and more people are being driven from their homes.
Global aid donors such as the United Nations and the European Union appear to believe that it is business as usual in a Myanmar under military rule.
The National Unity Govt is taking note of which of Myanmar’s neighbors support the people, and their stances will shape relations after the revolution succeeds, she says.