The Foreign Secretary on Thursday paid tribute to the "courage" of diplomat Kyaw Zwar Minn, who reportedly spent the night in his auto having been locked out the evening before.
It took the toll of civilians killed by security forces to over 600 since the junta seized power from the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi on February 1, according to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) activist group.
It is thought that government officials were in contact with the ambassador and the Myanmar regime on Wednesday evening to help seek a resolution to the situation.
"We call on the United Kingdom government specifically to refuse to work with the charge d'affairs Chit Win that the military council have nominated or any other ambassador that they might try to nominate in future", the ambassador said.
Kyaw Zwar Minn issued his statement on Sky News via a spokesperson, in front of the embassy in London.
"The UK continues to call for an end to the coup and the appalling violence, and a swift restoration of democracy", he added in a tweet.
London ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn has broken ranks with the ruling junta in recent weeks, calling for the release of detained civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Schraner Burgener is also ready "to resume dialogue with the military to contribute to a return to Myanmar's democratic path, peace and stability", he said. Social media posts said rocket-propelled grenades were fired.
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In a letter to the British foreign ministry from the Myanmar embassy, seen by Reuters, those in control of the embassy said that deputy ambassador Chit Win had taken over as charge d'affairs as of April 7. The ambassador has been locked out since then.
It will be the first public discussion of Myanmar by the council's members since the coup on February 1.
Police officers were scrambled to the Charles Street site but have not entered the building, which diplomatic protocol means is technically on foreign soil.
Protesters in Kalay, who previously armed themselves with homemade hunting rifles and had established neighborhood strongholds, inflicted casualties on security forces during an earlier assault on the town and nearby villages on March 28, according to the Myanmar Now news service. As the junta increased its use of deadly force against protesters it also imposed a total ban on mobile data use.
Last month, ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn had called for the release of Suu Kyi and ousted President Win Myint, drawing praise for his "courage" from British foreign minister Dominic Raab.
Myanmar security forces have arrested a model and actor who had spoken out against the coup, his sister told Reuters, as activists placed shoes filled with flowers in parts of Yangon to commemorate dead protesters.