The Burmese ambassador to the United Kingdom, who has always been loyal to Aung San Suu Kyi, was trapped outside the prime minister’s office, and the military attache came to power.
London is the scene of a marvelous coup in Myanmar on Thursday, April 8. The ambassador on duty Kyaw Zwar Minn found himself trapped outside the embassy while the military attache seized power. Wearing a jacket and sneakers, he spent the night in a car in front of a small building on a street near Hyde Park and kept ringing the doorbell.
“The military commissioner occupied my embassy”, He just said that he declined most interviews. He insisted that he was still the official ambassador.
Dozens of pro-democracy activists came to support him during the day. Bouquets of flowers were hung on the fence, and a photo of Aung San Suu Kyi, who is now under house arrest, was hung on the door.
Burmese general launched a coup on the 1stYes February. Since then, more than 600 people have been killed in suppressing protests. However, abroad, the ruling military government competes fiercely among Burmese diplomats.The UN Ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun delivered a sentimental speech on February 28, calling on the international community to intervene in order to “Stop military coups, stop the oppression of innocent people, restore people’s power, and restore democracy”.
A few days later, his colleague Kyaw Zwar Minn (a former colonel in the army) in London followed the same approach. «MI Suu Kyi appointed me to my position, and I took her order. I ask him to release”, He explained to the Myanmar Affairs Department of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).He added that he “I don’t want to see Myanmar citizens die. I ask everyone [manifestants et militaires] Stop. The country has been so divided and a civil war may break out. I want peace. “ After the statement, the Burmese military government removed him, but Kyaw Zwar Minn refused to comply, which led to a coup by his military attache.