Myanmar has established legal frameworks in some areas of image 1Soldiers guarding in Yangon, Myanmar. (Photo: THX / TTXVN)

On 8/2, Myanmar officials said the authorities had issued it martial law in 7 towns in Mandalay – the country’s second largest city.

In a statement, authorities said people suffered Prohibit protests or gather in groups of more than 5 people.

Curfew will last from 20 pm the night before to 4 am the next morning.

Martial law is in effect until further notice.

[Myanmar đổi tên Văn phòng Tổng thống và Chính phủ liên bang]

Similar claims were made in a town in the southern Ayeyarwaddy region.

It is expected that martial law will be issued in some other areas on the evening of February 8.

The move came in the context of the protest in Myanmar which has entered the third consecutive day after Myanmar President U Win Myint, State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and many senior officials of the League party. ruling Democrats (NLD) were arrested.

On February 1, the Myanmar army intervened to prevent the National Assembly from convening the first session and passing the new NLD government.

Myanmar’s presidential office declared a state of emergency for a year after the Myanmar army arrested government leaders, regional and state chiefs and senior members of the NLD party on dawn 2/2.

Ms. San Suu Kyi, 75, was arrested on charges of violating the Import and Export Law, while President U Win Myint was arrested alleging he and her family met with several people during the campaign. of the ruling NLD party on September 20, 2020 before the general election in November and charged with violating measures related to the COVID-19 acute respiratory infections under the Disaster Management Act .

The United Nations Security Council and several countries have called on the Myanmar army to release State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and others in detention, and expressed hope that the parties in Myanmar will achieve it. a peaceful solution to the current political crisis./.

Nguyen Hang (VNA / Vietnam +)