July 21, 2021

The UK is facing calls to snub demands by Burmese generals for a new ambassador to the UK, in the wake of the country’s brutal military coup.

The Express reports that Burma’s previous UK Ambassador, Kyaw Zwar Minn, was ousted earlier this year after he spoke out against the junta.

Mark Farmaner, Director of Burma Campaign UK, said: “Dominic Raab seems to be breaking ranks with allies by accepting that the illegitimate military regime has the right to nominate ambassadors on behalf of Burma. Min Aung Hlaing craves legitimacy for his dictatorship and Raab should not be giving it to him.”

Read Express report


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