Ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn advised the Daily Telegraph that Myanmar army figures had taken over the diplomatic mission.

AFP | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal

PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2021 01:28 AM IST

Protesters gathered exterior the Myanmar embassy in London on Wednesday following studies that the ambassador had been locked out and barred from coming into the constructing.

Ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn advised the Daily Telegraph that Myanmar army figures had taken over the diplomatic mission.

“When I left the embassy, they stormed inside the embassy and took it. They are from the Myanmar military,” he mentioned.

“They said they received instruction from the capital, so they are not going to let me in,” he added.

“They are not able to do this. The British government won’t allow this one, you’ll see that.”

Britain’s Foreign Office wouldn’t verify or deny the studies.

Metropolitan Police mentioned that they have been “aware of a protest” exterior the constructing within the Mayfair neighbourhood, and that public order officers have been in attendance.

Britain has been a robust critic of the Myanmar army because it seized energy there in February, and final week ramped up sanctions in opposition to enterprise conglomerates wholly or partially overseen by generals.

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