• Kyodo


The government plans to allow two Myanmar diplomats in Tokyo, fired by their country’s military junta for joining the anti-coup movement, to remain in Japan even as credentials for one of the two are set to expire in just over a month, according to sources.

Arrangements are being made for the resident status of the two diplomats — Aung Soe Moe, 51, and another who wishes to remain anonymous — to remain valid even after Aung Soe Moe’s diplomatic credentials, issued by the Japanese Foreign Ministry, expire on July 15.

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