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News ID: 12567
Iran » Iran
Publish Date: 21:09 - 30 August 2017
TEHRAN, August 30- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif called on the UN to take actions on ethnic cleansing in Myanmar.

Zarif urges UN action on ‘ethnic cleansing’ in MyanmarTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - ‘‘Global silence on continuing violence against Rohingya Muslims. International action crucial to prevent further ethnic cleansing. UN must rally,” he tweeted.

Myanmar has long been under scrutiny by the international community over its atrocities against the Rohingya, known by the United Nations as the “most persecuted minority group in the world.”

The government denies full citizenship to Rohingya Muslims, branding them illegal immigrants from Bangladesh. The Rohingya, however, track their ancestors many generations back in Myanmar.

 

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