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'My purpose is to fight back': Myanmar's UN ambassador on defying the coup in his country

Published on: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 22:24:37 UTC
News Agency: CNN
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As a university student years ago, Kyaw Moe Tun sat out Myanmar's watershed 1988 pro-democracy protests. "I always listened to my parents, and they wanted me to stay home," he says. Now, as Myanmar's ambassador to the United Nations, he tells Meanwhile that his duty is to protest -- on behalf of the people of Myanmar and the democratic government they elected last year.

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