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05 June 2021 Military News

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  • Myanmar's NUG asks Rohingya to join hands in fighting junta Press TV 05 Jun 2021 -- Myanmar's national unity government has called on the Rohingya minority to join hands in fighting the junta in return for citizenship for the persecuted Muslim community.
  • Myanmar's Shadow Civilian Government Pledges to Grant Rohingya Citizenship on Return to Power Radio Free Asia 04 Jun 2021 -- Myanmar's shadow civilian government on Friday pledged to grant citizenship to the country's ethnic Rohingya if it regains power from the military, as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) held talks with the junta about the ongoing political crisis prompted by its February coup d'état.
  • At Least 88 Civilians Killed By Militants in Nigeria's Northwest Sputnik 05 Jun 2021 -- Armed bandits attacked several villages in the Nigerian state of Kebbi, killing at least 88 civilians and hijacking an unspecified number of cows, local police spokesman Nafi'u Abubakar told Nigeria's Peoples Gazette media outlet on Saturday.
  • Greece Warns Turkey it Will Push for Sanctions if Tensions Persist VOA 05 Jun 2021 -- Greece has lashed out at Turkey, warning it will push for sanctions against its neighbor if it continues with what it calls "hostile" and "provocative threats." The warning from Athens comes as the leaders of the two NATO allies, age-old foes, prepare to meet in an effort to accelerate talks aimed at easing growing tension in the past year over energy rights in the Aegean and eastern Mediterranean Seas. Chances of a breakthrough look bleak.
  • Armed assailants kill 100 civilians in Burkina Faso Press TV 05 Jun 2021 -- Armed assailants have killed at least 100 civilians in a town in northern Burkina Faso; the deadliest attack in six years.
  • Israel begged US to broker Gaza ceasefire, says Yedioth Ahronoth Press TV 05 Jun 2021 -- An Israeli newspaper says Tel Aviv begged the US to mediate a ceasefire during the 11-day military aggression on the besieged Gaza Strip that prompted the Palestinian resistance to retaliate with a massive rocket barrage.
  • Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan Defuse Latest Border Incident RFE/RL 05 Jun 2021 -- Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan on June 5 reached an agreement to calm a tense border standoff between the two Central Asian nations, in the latest incident over contested territory more than a month after deadly clashes.

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