The United States announced Thursday, March 4 new trade sanctions against Burma
"in response to the military coup and the escalation of violence against peaceful protesters
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The US Department of Commerce said in a statement to have imposed
"new export restrictions"
to the country in crisis and to have blacklisted the Burmese ministries of defense and interior,
"responsible for the coup. "
, As well as
" two commercial entities owned and managed by the Ministry of Defense "