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Pakistan hopes all parties in Myanmar to show restraint

Pakistan hopes all parties in Myanmar to show restraint

Pakistan hopes all parties in Myanmar to show restraint.

Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said, while commenting on the situation in Myanmar.

Pakistan hopes all parties in Myanmar to show restraint

He said that they are closely following the developments there.

Moreover, he said hoped that all parties in Myanmar will exercise restraint, uphold the rule of law, engage constructively and work towards a peaceful outcome.

Myanmar military seizes power in a coup

Myanmar military seizes power in a coup and detains Aung San Suu Kyi today (Monday).

According to a statement aired on military, all authority has gone to the top army commander.

Besides, they declared a one-year state of emergency.

BBC reported that the military also detained other senior members of governing party also .

The coup follows a landslide win by Ms Suu Kyi’s party in the election.

In the early hours of Monday the military said it was handing power to commander-in-chief Min Aung Hlaing because of “election fraud”.

Meanwhile, they deployed soldiers on the streets of the capital, Nay Pyi Taw, and the main city, Yangon.

Moreover, the military says it found millions of irregularities in parliamentary elections.

The army-back opposition lost the election in November.

However, the election commission has rejected the fraud claims.

But the army had threatened to “take action” and now says it will use its emergency powers to organise a new vote.

She urged her supporters to “not accept this” and “protest against the coup”.

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