Tillerson in Myanmar on Mission to Resolve Rohingya Crisis

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in Myanmar to discuss the Rohingya Muslims refugee crisis with de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the country's military chief.

Shortly after arriving in the capital of Naypyidaw Wednesday, Tillerson met with army chief Min Aung Hlaing, whose forces have been accused of launching a scorched-earth campaign against Rohingya villages in northwestern Rakhine state in response to attacks on Myanmar police outposts by Rohingya militant forces in August.The campaign led to a mass exodus of 600,000 Rohingyas into neighboring Bangladesh, who told human...

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By: VOA - 5 days ago

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