Britain granted temporary asylum to the former Myanmar ambassador to London after his embassy was closed in the aftermath Declaration of loyalty to the democratically elected government The junta overthrew him in February.
Kyaw Min Zuar said the military attache seized the embassy earlier this week and was prevented from leaving the building. He spent last Wednesday night in his car outside the embassy. His precise future legal status in the UK will depend on his plans and the future of the struggle to restore democracy in Myanmar, he says. Watchman.
“We condemn the way in which the Myanmar army in London prevented its ambassador from entering the embassy on Wednesday evening. We commend Kyaw Min visitors’ courage in defending the people of Myanmar. Given his bullying behavior towards Mr. Min, we are trying to ensure that he can live safely in the country. “The United Kingdom, where he decides his long-term future. We continue to call for an end to the coup in Myanmar and the speedy restoration of democracy.” The former ambassador met British Foreign Secretary Nigel Adams in the following days.
The United Kingdom will also host an event for members of the United Nations Security Council to “hear the voices of those speaking on behalf of the thousands who have taken to the streets to demand the restoration of democracy, and to hear opinions about what is happening in Myanmar.”
Kyaw Visit Min argued that the military attache seized the embassy in an “unacceptable and disrespectful” act against the people of Myanmar and the United Kingdom. And he demanded the British authorities not to recognize the writer as the legitimate diplomatic representative of Myanmar.
According to the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, the ambassador’s work officially ends upon notification of the host country. The British Foreign Ministry confirmed that it had received the notification, and said that it “must accept the decision taken by the Myanmar regime,” which sparked the Labor Party debate about the reason for the government accepting the dismissal of the ambassador to whom it recognized. regime.