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Britain allows ousted Myanmar ambassador to stay on

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a man in a suit standing in front of a building: Myanmar's ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn outside the Myanmar Embassy in London © Reuters/TOBY MELVILLEMyanmar's ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn outside the Myanmar Embassy in London

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will allow Myanmar's ousted ambassador to stay on while he decides his future after being locked out of his own embassy, it said on Friday.

"We condemn the way the Myanmar military in London barred their ambassador from entering the embassy yesterday evening," the Foreign Office said.


Video: UK: Protest outside Myanmar embassy following ambassador's removal (AFP)

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"We pay tribute to the courage of Kyaw Zwar Minn in standing up for the people of Myanmar. Given the bullying behaviour towards Mr Minn, we are seeking to ensure he can live safely in the United Kingdom while he decides his long-term future."

(Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)

9. huhtikuuta 2021 11:05:26 Categories: Reuters

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