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Foreign Ministry calls for peaceful, democratic resolution to Myanmar coup
Published:  Feb 1, 2021 6:55 AM
Updated: 7:53 AM

The Foreign Ministry of Malaysia says it views with serious concern the latest developments in Myanmar today after the military seized power in a coup against the democratically-elected government of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.

Suu Kyi was detained along with Myanmar President Win Myint and other leaders of her National League for Democracy (NLD) party in early morning raids.

The army said it carried out the detentions in response to “election fraud” and it handed power to military chief Min Aung Hlaing and imposed a state of emergency for one year, according to a statement on a military-owned television station...

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