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Myanmar’s ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn kicked out of his own embassy in London

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Kyaw Zwar Minn, Myanmar’s ambassador to London has been locked out of his own embassy after reports that staff including a military attaché has taken over the premises.

London Metropolitan Police is on the scene but they are unable to do anything as they cannot step inside the embassy. Embassies are considered as foreign land.

Person in the video posted below is ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn.

Myanmar’s ambassador to London told Reuters on Wednesday outside the embassy that he had been locked out because he angered the military after he called for the release of detained leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.

“We request the release of State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and President U Win Myint,” he said in a statement posted on the embassy’s Facebook page.

A social media user who watched the incident said, “something odd happening at the Myanmar embassy in London. Police have cordoned off the road and the ambassador – seen here – seems blocked from entering. Members of the Burmese community are gathering outside.”

Watch Myanmar’s ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn walking outside the London embassy

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