Bangkok/Sputnik: Myanmar's military authorities have recalled at least 100 diplomats from its missions in 19 countries in the wake of a controversial speech by the Asian country's envoy to the United Nations, U Kyaw Moe Tun, during the recent General Assembly session, the Irrawaddy news portal reported on Monday, citing leaked documents.
Moscow/Sputnik: EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell on Sunday called on Myanmar's military to refrain from the use of force against own citizens and warned about upcoming consequences from Brussels.
Washington/Sputnik: The United States is preparing new measures against Myanmar in connection with the reported violence during the recent protests, US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said.
China’s rumoured involvement in the military coup will benefit no one except Beijing, The Taiwan Times opinion said.
New York: In response to the killing of at least 18 protesters demonstrating against Myanmar’s military coup, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) on Sunday strongly condemned the “escalating violence” and called for an immediate end to the use of force.
London/Sputnik: The UK has sanctioned another six military top-ranking officers of the Myanmar army, including Commander in Chief General Min Aung Hlaing, for alleged human rights violations following the February 1 coup against President Win Myint and State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, the UK Foreign Office announced on Thursday.
New York: On the opening day of a new UN Human Rights Council session on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres reiterated his “full support to the people of Myanmar”, three weeks after the military takeover that has brought thousands out onto the streets in protest.
Washignton/Sputnik: The US government sanctioned two individuals in connection with the military coup in Myanmar, the Treasury Department said in a statement.
Brussels/UNI: The European Union Council on Monday strongly condemned the military coup in Myanmar and said that it is considering sanctions against the individuals responsible for the ousting of the country's civilian government.
Nay Pyi Taw/UNI: Myanmar's military rulers on Tuesday slapped detained opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, with a second criminal charge on the day she appeared in court via video link.
New York: The UN Special Envoy on Myanmar has called on the country’s military leadership to refrain from violence and fully respect human rights, fundamental freedoms and the rule of law, amid ongoing protests against the military takeover.
New York: An increased use of force and the reported deployment of armoured vehicles to major cities throughout Myanmar have sparked the deep concern of UN Secretary-General António Guterres.
Yangon: Several protesters assembled outside the Chinese consulate in Mandalay to demonstrate against Beijing's support for the military regime, media reports said.
Wellington: The New Zealand government has suspended all diplomatic ties with Myanmar as it does not recognise the military-led government of the nation.
New York: The UN deputy human rights chief and the independent expert on Myanmar have called for targeted sanctions against the leaders of what they both described as the coup that took place in the country last week, as the Human Rights Council met in special session on Friday to discuss the ongoing crisis.