Army chiefs of a dozen international locations condemn Myanmar crackdown

WASHINGTON: The army chiefs of a dozen international locations together with the United States, Britain, Japan and South Korea joined collectively Saturday to sentence Myanmar‘s use of deadly drive towards unarmed civilians.
The uncommon joint condemnation was launched after Myanmar’s safety forces killed at the very least 90 folks Saturday within the bloodiest day because the army seized energy, in line with a monitoring group.
The spasm of violence got here because the junta staged a significant present of may for its annual Armed Forces Day.
“Knowledgeable army follows worldwide requirements for conduct and is accountable for defending — not harming — the folks it serves,” the officers stated within the joint assertion.
“We urge the Myanmar Armed Forces to stop violence and work to revive respect and credibility with the folks of Myanmar that it has misplaced by way of its actions.”
The opposite international locations that signed it have been Australia, Canada, Germany, Greece, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and New Zealand.

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