The Myanmar army declared a state of emergency
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The Myanmar army declared a state of emergency



An AFP reporter said at least five trucks were parked outside the grounds of Yangon City Hall, and soldiers asked people to return home when they came here to work.

Myanmar soldiers during the military parade celebrating the 74th anniversary of the army’s establishment in the capital Naypyitaw, March 2019.

The Myanmar army stated the reason for arresting Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar’s military said it detained State Counselor Suu Kyi and other senior government officials to deal with `election fraud`.

General Min Aung Hlaing during an exercise at Ayeyarwaddy in February 2018.

The US warned the Myanmar army

White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the US warned Myanmar after receiving information that the country’s military arrested Aung San Suu Kyi. `The US opposes any efforts to change the results of the recent election.

The Myanmar military declared a state of emergency

The Myanmar Army today declared a one-year state of emergency, but the force spokesman did not detail the enforcement measures. Military television channel Myawaddy TV announced the state of emergency.

Military vehicles inside Yangon City Hall today.

The TV channel’s host said the move was necessary to maintain the country’s `stability`, accusing the government of not taking action to address claims of `election fraud` in the election.

Japan advises citizens living in Myanmar

A Japanese Foreign Ministry official said the country has no plans to repatriate citizens in Myanmar after state counselor Aung San Suu Kyi was arrested by the military.

Myanmar’s military did not rule out a coup last week

Before arresting Ms. Suu Kyi and government officials today, the Myanmar army over the weekend deployed many tanks on the streets, while a number of rallies supporting the army were held in many localities.

Myanmar soldiers inside the National Radio and Television Station on the morning of February 1.

The US Secretary of State called on the Myanmar military to release the State Counselor

`We call on Myanmar’s military leaders to release all government officials and civil society leaders, respecting the will of the people expressed through the democratic election on November 8,` Foreign Affairs said.

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken at a press conference after the inauguration ceremony in Washington, DC, January 27.

`The United States stands with the people of Myanmar in their aspirations for democracy, freedom, peace and development. The Myanmar military must reverse these actions immediately,` the statement said. Previously, the statement

The streets of Myanmar are quiet, people are rushing to withdraw money

`The streets of the capital Yangon are usually very crowded on Monday mornings, but now they are very quiet because many people are afraid to go out. However, many people still go to ATMs to withdraw money,` said CNA reporter May Wong.

The streets of Yangon were quiet on the morning of February 1.

People lined up at the ATM in Yangon on the morning of February 1.

The United Nations condemned the Myanmar military

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the Myanmar military’s arrest of senior government leaders, including State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi.

Singapore is concerned about the situation in Myanmar

Singapore expressed `serious` concerns about the ongoing situation in Myanmar and called on all parties to exercise restraint and work towards a peaceful outcome.

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