Last Updated: February 25, 2024

Mya Tun Oo


Minister of Defence since 1 February 2021 and also Deputy Prime Minister since 1 February 2023. Member of the State Administrative Council (SAC). Member of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw).


1961-05-05' '1961-05-04

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General Mya Tun Oo is a member of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw). He was appointed Minister of Defence on 1 February 2021 and is a member of the State Administrative Council (SAC). On 1 February 2021, the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw), led by Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing, staged a coup in Myanmar by setting aside the results of the el...

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(Date of UN designation: 2021-03-22)

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Restrictive measures in view of the situation in Myanmar/Burma


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Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Restrictions on admission

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- All assets of the persons and entities listed in Annexes IV of Council Regulation (EU) 401/2013 should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them. The list of persons and entities concerned is included in the Financial Sanctions Database (linked). - Member States shall enforce travel rest...

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In view of the absence of progress towards democratization and of the violation of human rights in Myanmar/Burma, on 28 October 1996, the EU reaffirmed the restrictive measures already in place, which included an arms embargo, and introduced additional ones, such as travel restrictions and the suspension of high-level bilateral governmental visits ...

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