Myanmar's military has for decades justified its grip on power by saying it is the only institution capable of preserving national unity. It seized power saying that November 2020 elections won by Aung San Suu Kyi's party were fraudulent, an assertion dismissed by the election commission.
The US trade representative Katherine Tai said it was suspending all trade engagement with Myanmar until the return of a democratically elected government.
But foreign criticism and western sanctions have failed to sway the generals, and Aung San Suu Kyi remains in detention at an undisclosed location, with many other figures in her party also in custody.
Britain has called for an emergency UN security council meeting on the situation. The 15 members will sit behind closed doors on Wednesday with a briefing on the situation by the UN's special envoy on Myanmar, Christine Schraner Burgener.
The council has previously condemned the violence and called for a restoration of democracy, but has not yet considered sanctions against the military.
To show or prove to be right or reasonable.
The state of being guarded and watched to prevent escape.
A PLA soldier had transgressed across the LAC and was taken into custody by Indian troops deployed in this area.
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