UK urges its citizens to leave Myanmar
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“The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) advises British Nationals to leave the country by commercial means, unless there is an urgent need to stay,” the foreign ministry said in a statement.
“Political tension and unrest are widespread since the military takeover and levels of violence are rising.”
The move comes a day after a rights group said security forces killed 12 protesters and as the lawyer of deposed leader Suu Kyi ridiculed new bribery allegations against her. ■