Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
The Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs (EAP) engages with partners and allies in the region to maintain peaceful and mutually beneficial relations. We promote a free and open Indo Pacific region, strengthen international resolve towards the denuclearization of North Korea, and build a constructive, results-oriented relationship with China. Stable and strong institutions in the Indo-Pacific are inseparably linked to American security and prosperity.
The State Department is publicly designating the following individuals and their immediate family members for the named individuals’ responsibility for gross human rights violations, including in extrajudicial killings in northern Rakhine State, Burma, during the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya: Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing, Deputy Commander-in-Chief Soe Win, Brigadier General Than Oo, Brigadier General Aung Aung.Read the Full Statement