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US Rebuke Sees A Shift With China Over Rohingya

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Reuters reports that China supports the Myanmar government’s efforts to protect domestic stability and approach to resolving the Rohingya issue. This after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence offered a strong rebuke. Pence on Wednesday voiced Washington’s strongest condemnation yet of Myanmar’s treatment of Rohingya Muslims. He said that “persecution” by her country’s army was “without excuse”. U.N. agencies say that more than 700,000 Rohingya refugees crossed into Bangladesh from western Myanmar’s Rakhine state. This after Rohingya insurgent attacks on Myanmar security forces in August 2017 triggered a sweeping military crackdown.

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