Singapore cautious about Myanmar sanctions


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  • Friday, 05 Oct 2007

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Singapore on Friday questioned the impact of sanctions against Myanmar's ruling junta and warned they might damage future reconciliation talks but did not rule such action out. 

Singapore's U.N. Ambassador Vanu Gopala Menon told a U.N. Security Council debate on Myanmar that if punitive measures were adopted "we have to pause to consider dispassionately what the real impact of additional sanctions will be." 

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