In a statement issued by the US embassy in Myanmar called on the military to relinquishes the power. U.S. Ambassador to Myanmar Thomas Vajda said in the statement: “We repeat our calls for the military to relinquish power, restore the democratically elected government, release those detained, lift all telecommunications restrictions, and refrain from violence.”

The statement also underlined to support the protests of Burmese citizens in support of their democratically elected government, their right to freedom of information, the release of all detainees and calls for the lifting of all communications restrictions and the avoidance of violence