UK Summons Myanmar Ambassador Over Navy Coup


Britain’s authorities has summoned Myanmar’s ambassador in London. (Representational)

London, United Kingdom:

Britain’s authorities on Monday summoned Myanmar’s ambassador in London over the coup by the nation’s navy and the illegal imprisonment of civilians, the Overseas Workplace stated.

Myanmar Ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn had been summoned to the Overseas Workplace, a ministry spokesperson stated.

“The Minister for Asia, Nigel Adams, condemned the navy coup and illegal imprisonment of civilians, together with Aung San Suu Kyi,” Myanmar’s chief.

Adams referred to as for assurance over the security of these detained and for his or her rapid launch, the assertion added.

And he referred to as for Myanmar’s Nationwide Meeting to be peacefully re-convened.

Earlier Monday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson posted on Twitter: “I condemn the coup and illegal imprisonment of civilians, together with Aung San Suu Kyi, in Myanmar.”

“The vote of the folks have to be revered and civilian leaders launched.”

The Elders, the group of former world leaders based by Nelson Mandela in 2007, referred to as on the worldwide neighborhood to exert strain for a right away return to civilian rule in Myanmar.


“This coup is yet one more egregious violation of democracy and the rule of legislation in Myanmar,” Mary Robinson chair of The Elders and Eire’s former president, stated in an announcement.

“The worldwide neighborhood should make it clear that the navy leaders who’ve seized energy shall be held accountable for his or her actions.

“Lasting peace and justice for all Myanmar’s folks will solely come when the navy offers up its unjustified political position and politicians oppose racism, spiritual discrimination and bigotry in all kinds.”

Monday’s cold coup ended a decade of transition from outright navy rule in Myanmar.

The generals justified the ability seize by alleging fraud within the November elections that Suu Kyi’s Nationwide League for Democracy (NLD) social gathering received in a landslide.

Their coup has sparked international condemnation, with the US main requires democracy to be instantly restored.

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