On the issue of whether Washington recognises the military leadership of Myanmar, she responded that the White House's statement makes clear the US's stance.
"The United States removed sanctions on Burma over the past decade based on progress toward democracy. The reversal of that progress will necessitate an immediate review of our sanction laws and authorities, followed by appropriate action," Biden said in a statement.
The White House said the United States has already had intensive consultations with allies and partners on the situation in Myanmar.
Earlier on Monday, media reported that the Myanmar military detained State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, President Win Myint, and some members of the country's ruling party.
The military had vowed to take action against what they say was voter fraud in the November 8 election. Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy won the election.
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