China endorses, U.N. condemns fleeing of Muslim Rohingya as ‘ethnic cleansing’

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China endorses Myanmar’s offensive against Rohingya Muslim insurgents, Myanmar state media said on Thursday, as the U.N. secretary-general described the operation, forcing nearly 400,000 people to flee to Bangladesh, as “ethnic cleansing”.

The Myanmar military offensive in the western state of Rakhine was triggered by a series of guerrilla attacks on Aug. 25 on security posts and an army camp in which about a dozen people were killed.

“The stance of China regarding the terrorist attacks in Rakhine is clear, it is just an internal affair,” the state-run...


China endorses, U.N. condemns fleeing of Muslim Rohingya as ‘ethnic cleansing’


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