India halts arms sales to Myanmar

India halts arms sales to Myanmar 

From the Washington Post

December 30, 2007

WASHINGTON — India has halted all arms sales and transfers to Myanmar, a development that could increase international pressure on the military government that crushed pro-democracy protests led by monks this fall.

The Indian government’s decision has not been officially announced, but diplomatic sources said it had been privately confirmed by New Delhi to top U.S. officials. A spokesman for the Indian Embassy in Washington declined to comment.

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