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China resisting UN Security Council move against Myanmar: UN Diplomat - Defence News India
China said Tuesday it backs the Myanmar government´s efforts to “uphold peace and stability” in Rakhine state, where a military crackdown has sent more than 300,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing for Bangladesh. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang made the comments as the United Nations Security Council prepared to hold an urgent meeting on the crisis on Wednesday. Rohingya militants attacked police posts in late August, prompting a military backlash that has sent nearly a third of the Muslim minority population fleeing to Bangladesh. International pressure on Myanmar´s government has increased as UN rights chief Zeid Ra´ad Al Hussein said the violence
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