Myanmar’s Suu Kyi ‘gravely involved’ about coronavirus, lawyer says


Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi attends the opening session of the 31st ASEAN Summit in Manila, Philippines, November 13, 2017. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

July 12 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi is “gravely concerned” about the country’s worsening coronavirus situation, her lawyer said on Monday.

Khin Maung Zaw said Suu Kyi voiced her concern during a meeting of her legal team before a court appearance on Monday. Suu Kyi has been detained since a Feb. 1 coup and is on trial charged with multiple offences, which her legal team reject.

Reporting by Reuters Staff; Writing by Martin Petty; Editing by Ed Davies

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