72149
Call for Energy Embargo to End Myanmar Violence
National

Call for Energy Embargo to End Myanmar Violence

A lawmaker stressed the need for practical ways to force the government of Myanmar to stop oppressing the Muslim minorities, proposing that the Middle East nations halt energy exports to Myanmar as a punishment. In an interview with Tasnim News Agency on Monday, Abolfazl Hassanbeigi also called for concerted action by the Muslim world in response to the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. The bulk of Myanmar’s needs for fuel and energy is being supplied by Middle East nations, he said, stressing that the threat of cutting energy exports to Myanmar could be an “effective measure” for compelling it to stop its atrocities against Muslims. Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar have long faced severe discrimination and military crackdown. In recent weeks, the intensifying clashes between security forces and insurgents in western Myanmar have sent about 300,000 terrified civilians scrambling toward the Bangladesh border in a desperate search for refuge.

 

Short URL : https://goo.gl/mU1wZ6
  1. https://goo.gl/oV7MH8
  • https://goo.gl/w82zcR
  • https://goo.gl/HrrBWk
  • https://goo.gl/X65fNq
  • https://goo.gl/41zLM3

You can also read ...

Syria, Trump Behind Closer Tehran-Moscow Ties
A political analyst said the growing cooperation in Syria and...
Iran Prefers Producing, Not Buying, Arms
A lawmaker said Iran has focused its defense strategy on...
MPs Upbeat on British FM’s Upcoming Visit
Lawmakers have welcomed the planned trip to Iran by British...
Saudi “Divisive” Policies Harmful to Region
Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Friday warned of the “destabilizing...
Israel Ready to Work With Saudis Against Iran
Israel’s military chief of staff said on Thursday that the...
Presidential Meeting on Syria Next Week
The presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey are scheduled to...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints

Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.

Trending

Googleplus