U Kyaw Moe Tun said that the actions of the coup army made it difficult for people with disabilities.
Ambassador U Kyaw Moe Tun said at a UN meeting that the military coup took place while facing challenges due to the covid-19 disease, and vulnerable groups, including the disabled, are facing more difficulties due to the subsequent actions of the coup army.
Ambassador U Kyaw Moe Tun, Permanent Representative of Myanmar to the United Nations, also attended the 16th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities held for three days at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
Ambassador U Kyaw Moe Tun said that the arbitrary military coup and the brutality of the army have increased the challenges for vulnerable groups of people, and the number of disabled people in Myanmar is also increasing.
The coup army committed atrocities against the able-bodied, the disabled, and women, He said that violence is perpetrated against men, women, and youth without discrimination.
He added that because of these conditions, vulnerable groups of people need multi-faceted support and are in a critical situation.
Therefore, U Kyaw Moe Tun once again urged the international community needs to take precise and firm actions to solve the Myanmar issue.