EU sanctions against Myanmar prepares for

The European Union is to take steps to impose sanctions against Myanmar because of the ongoing murders and rapes by security forces in the State of Rohingya.

EU foreign ministers Monday in Brussels will give the command to prepare sanctions against high-ranking military who are guilty of human rights violations.

Federica Mogherini buitenlandchef EU gets the task to make proposals in addition to the existing trade embargo on weapons and other means through which the population can be suppressed to strengthen and extend.

The United Nations has the operations by the army against the Rohingya described as ethnic cleansing. The last time more than 600,000 Rohingya fled to Bangladesh. According to high EU officials there is agreement among the EU ministers that the "extremely serious situation '' in Myanmar demands. Canada and the US have all sanctions against army leaders.