China says 20,000 Myanmar refugees have fled across border

The Myanmar government said the attack on the government-controlled town of Laukkai killed five policemen and five civilians.

By: AP | Beijing | Published:March 9, 2017 8:26 pm
China, Myanmar, China Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, Suu kyi, china news, china residents, china refugee, world news Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Chinese authorities in the border area have offered shelter and assistance to the refugees from Myanmar. (Representational Image)

China says more than 20,000 people from neighboring Myanmar have fled across the border into China after months of violence between ethnic rebel groups and government forces, including fighting this week that killed at least 30 people. Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said on Thursday that China condemns the fighting in northern Myanmar and calls for an immediate cease-fire.

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Geng said Chinese authorities in the border area have offered shelter and assistance to the refugees from Myanmar.

This week, the Myanmar government said at least 30 people were killed in fighting triggered by a pre-dawn attack by an ethnic rebel group.

It said the attack on the government-controlled town of Laukkai killed five policemen and five civilians.

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    ThatsVy
    Mar 9, 2017 at 6:52 pm
    China is filling american dollars in its treasury.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;China is l00ting america by the hour.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;China sucks american bl00d,lt;br/gt;usd 100 million every hour, lt;br/gt;or usd 2 billion every single day, lt;br/gt;thats usd 15 billion each week,lt;br/gt;ie usd 650 billion every year.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;and what usa did? nothinglt;br/gt;what usa says will do? nothing.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;China takes 650 billion extea, from america, a year, thats 95% blooodLoss to usa.lt;br/gt;India is nothing really, at about 35 bil, its only 5%.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;But no talk about l00ter and planets biggest c0mmunist, China.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Instead they stopping a democratic, major defense ally India.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Makes any sense?lt;br/gt;To try stop 5%, and, allow 95% loss to happen !
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