“We condemn the military coup in Myanmar in the strongest terms.

We call on the military to end the state of emergency immediately, restore power supplies and release all arbitrarily detained persons, including State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, President Vin Mying, human rights defenders, journalists, civil society members, scientists, teachers, medical professionals.

We condemn the violence committed by the military and the brutal suppression of peaceful protests ... We pledge to continue to take measures to prevent the supply of all types of weapons, ammunition and military equipment to Myanmar, " departments G7.

Earlier, the director of the department of international organizations of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Pyotr Ilyichev, said that Moscow strongly condemns the violence against participants in peaceful protests in Myanmar and calls on all parties to dialogue.

It was also reported that the European Union imposed sanctions on ten Myanmar citizens and two military-controlled companies.

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