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Rohingya crisis: Myanmar rebuffs rebel ceasefire

2017-09-11 08:56:36       source:BBC

September 11, 2017

Myanmar has brushed off a one-month unilateral ceasefire announced by a Rohingya militant group in Rakhine.

The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (Arsa) announced a truce on Sunday, urging Myanmar's army to lay down weapons as well.

But government spokesman Zaw Htay said Myanmar would not negotiate with "terrorists".

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