May 12, 2021

UK Provides Shelter To Ousted Myanmar Ambassador



UK Offers Shelter To Ousted Myanmar Ambassador

Kyaw Zwar Minn met on Thursday with Nigel Adams, Britain’s International Workplace minister for Asia. (File)

London, United Kingdom:

Britain mentioned it’s prepared to supply shelter to Myanmar’s ambassador to London after he was ousted from his embassy by pro-junta diplomats.

Kyaw Zwar Minn met on Thursday with Nigel Adams, Britain’s International Workplace minister for Asia, after his hosts mentioned they might now not recognise him as ambassador in step with the junta’s choice to terminate his posting.

“I pay tribute to his braveness and patriotism. We’ll assist him to make sure his security and safety in the UK,” Adams mentioned in a tweet above an image of the 2 males trying somber at their assembly.

Britain mentioned it condemned the envoy’s barring from the embassy on Tuesday, after which he was compelled to sleep in his automobile in a single day as anti-junta protesters gathered outdoors, watched by London police.

“Given the bullying behaviour in the direction of Mr Minn, we’re in search of to make sure he can dwell safely in the UK, whereas he decides his long-term future,” a International Workplace spokesperson mentioned.

“We proceed to name for an finish to the coup in Myanmar and a swift restoration of democracy.”

Kyaw Zwar Minn had appealed for UK assist, and raised the prospect he may die if he’s returned to Myanmar.

Requested if thought he could be killed if he accedes to the navy management’s calls for that he returns, he mentioned: “Who is aware of?”

Each day protests demanding a return of democracy following the February navy coup have rocked Myanmar and introduced a brutal response from the armed forces, with at the very least 614 civilians killed in response to a neighborhood monitoring group.

Kyaw Zwar Minn, a former colonel of 30 years standing within the navy, had spoken out towards the coup and expressed assist for the ousted civilian authorities of Aung San Suu Kyi.

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