The embassy has contacted the Vietnamese community in the country to update on their situation, and to remind them to maintain normal operations.

A check point controlled by the military in Naypyidaw, Myanmar.

Vietnamese citizens in Myanmar are warned to avoid travelling far from the areas where they live as well as stay away from gatherings, and pay attention to protecting their own security and safety, especially during the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) holidays.

In case of needing help, citizens can contact the embassy via its citizen protection hotline at (+95)96.6088.8998, or email at, or the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s hotline at (+84)981.848.484.

Source: VNA