LONDON (WBHnews) -Myanmar’s ousted ambassador to the UK, who has been locked out of his embassy by the navy, urged the British authorities on Thursday to refuse to recognise the junta’s envoys and ship them again to Myanmar.
In a transfer that has implications for Myanmar’s community of diplomats the world over, the ambassador was locked out of his London embassy on Wednesday by his deputy on the behest of the Myanmar navy which seized energy in February.
“We imagine the UK authorities wouldn’t again those that are working for the navy junta and we additionally wish to urge the UK authorities to ship them again,” Ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn stated by means of his spokesman who learn out a press release in English.
“We name on the UK authorities particularly to refuse to work with the cost d’affairs Chit Win that the navy council have nominated or some other ambassador that they could attempt to nominate in future,” the ambassador stated.
There was no speedy response from Britain to the attraction, however earlier on Thursday international minister Dominic Raab praised the ousted envoy’s braveness and repeated his name for a restoration of democracy in Myanmar.
In a letter from Myanmar’s embassy to Britain’s international ministry, these in charge of the embassy stated deputy ambassador Chit Win had taken over as cost d’affairs as of April 7.
“A KIND OF COUP”
Kyaw Zwar Minn was recalled as ambassador on March 9, the letter stated. He stated he had refused to obey the international ministry since then and has referred to as for the discharge of detained civilian chief Aung San Suu Kyi.
“I’ve been locked out,” he instructed WBHnews late on Wednesday. “It’s a form of coup, in the midst of London.”
The embassy drama places Britain in a quandary: it has condemned and sanctioned the Myanmar navy however might discover it arduous to evict these holed up within the embassy – within the Mayfair space of west London.
“We condemn the bullying actions of the Myanmar navy regime in London yesterday, and I pay tribute to Kyaw Zwar Minn for his braveness,” Raab stated earlier than the attraction, repeating his name for an finish to violence and a return to democracy in Myanmar.
Reporting by Man Faulconbridge; enhancing by Sarah Younger and Gareth Jones