Myanmar envoy to London says military seized embassy in ‘coup’
10 April 2021 | 3:19 pm
Mynamar's Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Kyaw Zwar Minn, says an embassy defence attache has 'occupied' the country's London embassy in what he describes as 'a kind of coup'. The ambassador is left unable to enter the building, waiting outside in his car.
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