Myanmar military announces takeover

On the morning of February 1 local time, Myanmar’s military TV station miaowadi channel issued a statement announcing that it would take over power, and vice president Mindray of Myanmar was appointed acting president.

Myanmar military announces takeover Myanmar’s military has taken control of several provincial and state parliaments. (Reuters)

Myanmar’s presidential palace issued Order No. 202101 on the same day, announcing that the country was in danger because the Federal Election Commission refused to handle the wrong voter list. The legislative, judicial and administrative departments of the country authorized the commander-in-chief of Myanmar’s national defense forces to be in charge, and stipulated that Myanmar entered a one-year state of emergency. The order was signed by Myanmar’s vice president Wu Minrui, who was appointed by the parliament military Vice President elected by members of Parliament.

Myanmar’s prime minister Aung San Suu Kyi, President Wen Min and other members of the National League for democracy were arrested at their home in the capital Naypyidaw on the morning of January 1. According to Russian satellite news agency and Turkey’s TRT, Myanmar’s military said that the detention of Myanmar’s prime minister Aung San Suu Kyi and other members was in response to election fraud.


Editor in charge: Xu Xuanbai

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