UK slams ‘bullying’ Myanmar over London embassy stand-off

Myanmar's Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Kyaw Zwar Minn, stands locked outside the Myanmar Embassy in London. – AFP pic, April 8, 2021.

THE UK today condemned “bullying” by the Myanmar junta after the country’s ambassador to London was ousted in an extraordinary diplomatic coup after calling for the release of civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Diplomats loyal to the Myanmar military authorities seized control of the embassy on Wednesday, leaving ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn locked out in the street.

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