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Myanmar's Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Kyaw Zwar Minn, waits unsuccessfully for an answer on the intercom, as police officers stand on duty outside the Myanmar Embassy in London on April 7, 2021. Image Credit: AFP

London: Myanmar’s ambassador in Britain on Wednesday said a Yangon military-linked figure had “occupied” the embassy in London and barred him from accessing the building.

Asked who was inside the embassy, ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn replied “defence attache, they occupy my embassy”, confirming earlier media reports.