New Delhi: After news of the coup in Myanmar broke many world leaders have expressed their condemnation towards the incident. U.S. President Joe Biden threatened new sanctions and called it“direct assault on the country’s transition to democracy and rule of law.” 

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According to AP news, Biden said in a statement, “the United States removed sanctions on Burma over the past decade based on progress toward democracy.” He added, “The reversal of that progress will necessitate an immediate review of our sanction laws and authorities, followed by appropriate action. The United States will stand up for democracy wherever it is under attack.”

Meanwhile, British Prime Minister took to Twitter to express his view.

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