India on Tuesday mentioned it was “disturbed” by the latest selections involving Myanmar’s deposed chief Aung San Suu Kyi and others, saying the rule of regulation and democratic course of should be upheld.
Suu Kyi was sentenced to 4 years in jail by a Myanmar court docket, which convicted her of inciting dissent in a collection of choices. his sentence was Later diminished from 4 years to 2 years,
“We are troubled by the recent decisions. As a neighboring democracy, India has been consistently supportive of democratic transformation in Myanmar,” mentioned Arindam Bagchi, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson.
“We believe that the rule of law and the democratic process must be upheld. Any development that undermines these processes and widens differences is a matter of deep concern,” he mentioned.
Bagchi was responding to a query from the media in regards to the proceedings in opposition to Aung San Suu Kyi and others in Myanmar.
“It is our sincere hope that keeping in mind the future of our country, efforts will be made from all sides to advance the path of dialogue,” he mentioned.
Myanmar was rocked by mass protests after the navy seized energy in a coup on February 1. Hundreds of individuals, together with kids, have been killed in crackdown on protesters by Myanmar authorities.
National League for Democracy (NLD) chief Suu Kyi was one of many key individuals detained by the navy after the coup.
With inputs from TheIndianEXPRESS