Tuesday, February 19, 2008

EU reiterates calls for reform in Burma

Mizzima News (www.mizzima.com)
February 19, 2008

Chiang Mai – The European Union, yesterday, once again ingeminated its demands that Burma's ruling junta amend its ways or face further punitive measures.

A five-pointed epistle from the EU's Council in Brussels, where Foreign Ministers were gathered for a routine meeting, warned that further sanctions could be forthcoming if the junta does not respond to international pressure.

"The EU stands ready to review, amend or reinforce the measures it has already agreed in the light of developments," came the words of caution from Brussels..............

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