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Revised resolution passed for Myanmar in United Nations Human Rights Council under pressure from Russia and China


Geneva: The military coup in Myanmar is being discussed all over the world. Meanwhile, the UN Human Rights Council unanimously passed a resolution urging military leaders in Myanmar to immediately release Aung San Suu Kyi and other civilian members of the government.

The Council passed this resolution altering the pressure of China and Russia in a draft proposal prepared earlier. In a special session of the Human Rights Council, the original proposal prepared through Britain and the European Union was revised.

Under the original proposal, UN experts could be sent to Myanmar for investigation. This part was removed in the revised proposal. After the amended resolution was passed, Chinese Ambassador Chen Shu thanked the other member states for including the suggestions.

India-USA in touch
At the same time, the Foreign Ministry has said that after the incident of military coup in Myanmar, India and the US have agreed to remain in touch to assess the situation there.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Anurag Shrivastava said that the developments in Myanmar were discussed during a telephonic conversation between US President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. India and the United States have agreed to stay in touch and share assessments on the situation.

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