The National League for Democracy (NLD), the ruling party of Myanmar, stated on February 2021, 2 that Aung San Suu Kyi issued a statement stating that the military is putting the country back under dictatorship.
She also urged the people not to accept the coup initiated by the military and called on the people to protest. "I urge people not to accept this (coup d'etat), but to react and wholeheartedly protest this military coup."
The Myanmar military issued a television statement on February 2 stating that after the end of the national emergency, Myanmar will re-elect and transfer state power to the newly elected political party.
The military stated that during the implementation of the national emergency, it will reform the Federal Election Commission and re-verify the November 2020 election process. At the same time, it will continue to take measures to deal with the new crown epidemic and promote economic recovery.
NLD spokesperson Mya Nuu said earlier on February 2 that Myanmar President Win Myint, Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and some senior NLD officials were detained by the military early that morning.
Miao Niu also said: "Based on what we have seen so far, we have to guess that the military is launching a coup."
Later on February 2, the Myawaddy Channel, the Myanmar military television station, issued a statement announcing the resumption of power.At the same time, the Presidential Palace issued Order 1 announcing that the Federal Election Commission’s refusal to process the wrong voter list has put the country in danger. The three branches of national legislation, justice, and administration have authorized the commander-in-chief of the National Defense Forces to control the country. One year.The order was signed by Vice President Wu Minrui, who now serves as Acting President.
The Myanmar coup has also attracted widespread international attention.The White House issued a statement stating that US President Biden (Joe
Biden) has heard a briefing on the matter.The United States requires the military to immediately release Aung San Suu Kyi and others. The United States opposes any attempt to change the results of the recent elections or hinder Myanmar's democratic transition.
The statement also said that if these measures are not reversed, the United States will take action against the responsible party.
In addition, U.S. Secretary of State Blincol (Antony
Blinken also issued a statement requesting the Myanmar military leaders to immediately release all government officials and civil society leaders and respect the wishes of the Myanmar people expressed in democratic elections.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres "strongly condemned" the detention of Myanmar's Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and other political leaders.
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