Requested who was contained in the embassy, ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn replied “defence attache, they occupy my embassy”, confirming earlier media experiences.
The Myanmar army junta recalled the ambassador final month after he issued an announcement urging them to launch ousted civilian chief Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint.
“Diplomacy is the one response and reply to the present deadlock,” Kyaw Zwar Minn mentioned within the assertion that was tweeted by British International Secretary Dominic Raab.
Protesters gathered outdoors the Myanmar embassy in London on Wednesday as experiences emerged that the ambassador had been locked out and barred from getting into the constructing.
Kyaw Zwar Minn instructed the Every day Telegraph that “after I left the embassy, they stormed contained in the embassy and took it.
“They mentioned they obtained instruction from the capital, so they aren’t going to let me in,” he added, calling on the British authorities to intervene.
Britain’s International Workplace mentioned it was “searching for additional data following an incident at Myanmar’s embassy in London.”
Britain has been a powerful 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 the generals.
The ambassador instructed AFP that he would keep outdoors the constructing “all night time”, explaining “that is my constructing”.
Metropolitan Police mentioned that they had been “conscious of a protest” outdoors the constructing within the Mayfair neighbourhood, and that public order officers had been in attendance.