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Police in Myanmar have filed a new charge against deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi, her lawyer said Tuesday, as the military leaders who took control of the country in a coup attempted to defend their actions.

The additional count against Suu Kyi came as Myanmar’s military held its first news conference, two weeks after it ousted the¬†democratically elected leader, detained key government officials and formed a new ruling junta.

Suu Kyi’s lawyer Khin Maung Zaw told CNN that she had been charged in relation to a national disaster law, in addition to the earlier count under the country’s import and export act. She appeared in a court hearing via video conference on Tuesday, according to Zaw.

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