Myanmar junta leader vows to ‘annihilate’ opponents
28 March 2022 | 11:20 am
The leader of Myanmar's military made the threat at a parade marking Armed Forces Day. The junta ousted civilian leaders, including State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, in February 2021.
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