Myanmar’s Military Chief Agrees to Accept Election Result

Amid concerns over a possible coup due to his attack on the government before the election, military chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing said he will accept the outcome of Sunday’s nationwide poll.

The military chief earlier said he doubted that the election will be free and fair, citing missteps by the Union Election Commission (UEC) and saying he will be very cautious about accepting the election outcome, unlike in 2015.

Before the remark, his Office of the Commander-in-Chief of the Defense Services first waded into election matters with a statement criticizing the government for the UEC’s mishandling of preparations for the election, as the commission is formed by the civilian government.

ရွေးကောက်ပွဲရလာဒ်များကို လက်ခံမယ်လို့ တပ်မတော်ကာကွယ်ရေးဉီးချုပ်က အာဏာသိမ်းမှာကို စိတ်ပူနေသောသူများအား ပြောလိုက်ပါတယ်။

ရွေးကောက်ပွဲက တရားမျှတမှုမရှိမှာကို စိတ်ပူတယ်လို့ အစောပိုင်းက သူကပြောခဲ့ပါတယ်။