Japan to let Myanmar nationals stay under emergency rules: Media

Demonstrators protest against the military coup in Myanmar during a rally in front of the Foreign Ministry in Tokyo, on May 21, 2021. PHOTO: AFP

TOKYO (REUTERS) - Japan will let Myanmar nationals who seek to remain in the country stay under emergency provisions, Kyodo news agency said citing the justice minister.

Myanmar has been in chaos since the army took power on Feb 1 and ousted the elected government of Ms Aung San Suu Kyi, with daily protests nationwide against the junta, which has struggled to impose order as opposition against it grows.

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