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Myanmar: Military Attachés

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 50674, tabled on 16 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether she has plans to remove the Burmese Military Attache, Captain Soe Aung, from the UK.

Answered on

21 September 2021

The UK strongly condemns the military coup in Myanmar and the violent crackdown on innocent people. Any decision to declare a foreign diplomat "persona non grata" under the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations would need careful consideration in view of the wider implications of such a decision.

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