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2017 Myanmar Special Weapons News

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  • Aung San Suu Kyi Opens Second Round of Myanmar Peace Talks VOA 24 May 2017 -- The second round of peace talks under Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, called "21st Century Panglong", commenced in the capital Naypyitaw Wednesday amid a cloud of frustration over the lack of progress made since the first conference held under her leadership in August.
  • Xi says China willing to assist Myanmar in peace progress People's Daily 17 May 2017 -- President Xi Jinping said Tuesday that China is willing to continue to provide Myanmar with assistance in its internal peace progress.
  • Bangladeshi police detain Rohingya refugees headed to Malaysia Press TV 10 May 2017 -- Bangladeshi security forces have detained more than a dozen members of Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslim community and two men accused of attempting to smuggle them into Malaysia by boat.
  • Myanmar: Displaced Rohingya at risk of 're-victimization' warns UN refugee agency UN News 04 May 2017 -- The tens of thousands of members of Myanmar's Rohingya community who fled inter-communal violence in north of the country and sought refuge in Bangladesh remain highly vulnerable and risk being "re-victimized even in exile" unless urgent action is taken, a senior United Nations refugee protection official has warned.
  • Myanmar rejects UN probe into crimes against Rohingya Press TV 03 May 2017 -- Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has rejected a decision by the United Nations' rights council to investigate allegations of killings, rape and torture by army forces against Rohingya Muslims in the county's troubled Rakhine State.