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Tayza Kyaw


U Tayza Kyaw


Commander of the Bureau of Special Operations No. 3 (BSO 3), which is in charge of the operations of the Western Regional Military Headquarters and the Southern Regional Military Headquarters, since 1 January 2024.\nMember of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw). \nCommander of the Northern Command. \nCommander of the Bureau of Special Operations No...

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U Tayza Kyaw is a member of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw) and occupies various high-ranking positions, including Commander of the Northern Command and Commander of the Bureau of Special Operations No. 1 (BSO 1). Prior to the coup of 1 February 2021, U Tayza Kyaw oversaw military operations in Kachin State, characterised by excessive use of f...

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(Date of UN designation: 2022-02-21)

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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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