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Myanmar fires ambassador to the United Nations

  • Published at 09:00 pm February 27th, 2021
Myanmar's ambassador to the United Nations Kyaw Moe Tun
Myanmar's ambassador to the United Nations Kyaw Moe Tun holds up three fingers at the end of his speech to the General Assembly where he pleaded for International action in overturning the military coup in his country as seen in this still image taken from a video, in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, US, February 26, 2021 Reuters

Myanmar’s UN ambassador told the UN General Assembly he was speaking on behalf of the ousted civilian government of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi



Myanmar's UN Ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun has been fired, as informed by state television on Saturday, a day after he urged the United Nations to use "any means necessary" to reverse the February 1 military coup.

Kyaw Moe Tun had told the UN General Assembly he was speaking on behalf of the ousted civilian government of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

State television, MRTV, said he had "betrayed the country and spoken for an unofficial organization which doesn't represent the country and had abused the power and responsibilities of an ambassador". 



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