UN assembly condemns Myanmar coup, calls for arms embargo

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    The #UN General Assembly on Friday condemned #Myanmar’s military coup and called for an arm embargo against the country in a resolution that demonstrated widespread global opposition to the junta and demanded the restoration of the country’s democratic transition.

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