London, April 8
The UK authorities on Thursday condemned the “bullying actions” of the Myanmar navy junta after the nation’s ambassador, Kyaw Zwar Minn, was refused entry to his personal embassy in London and needed to spend the evening in his automotive.
Zwar Minn has been essential of the junta’s coup in Myanmar, which have sparked widespread protests and clashes within the area since February, and known as for Myanmar’s ousted chief Aung San Suu Kyi to be launched.
He was compelled to spend Wednesday evening in his automotive after he was dismissed as the nation’s consultant and workers have been requested to depart the constructing by Myanmar’s navy attache.
“We condemn the bullying actions of the Myanmar military regime in London yesterday, and I pay tribute to Kyaw Zwar Minn for his courage,” stated UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab.
“The UK continues to call for an end to the coup and the appalling violence, and a swift restoration of democracy,” he stated.
Police have been reportedly known as to cease workers re-entering the constructing and protesters gathered exterior after information unfold that the ambassador had been locked out.
The UK Foreign Office has obtained notification that it “must accept the decision taken by the Myanmar government”.
Myanmar’s navy seized energy on February 1 after overthrowing the federal government and declared a state of emergency. Days later, a protest introduced 1000’s of individuals on to the streets in protest.
Last week, former elected chief Aung San Suu Kyi was charged with breaking a colonial-era official secrets and techniques act, which carries a 14-year jail time period. — PTI