China has urged Burma to take effective measures to safeguard the rights of Chinese citizens in Burma.
Chinese foreign ministry said on its Web site Saturday that consular
affairs department chief Wei Wei conveyed Beijing's concerns at a
meeting with an official from Burma's embassy.
The release said Wei met on September 21 with Kyi Kyi Sein, minister counselor of the Burma Embassy.
urged Burma to investigate reports that military conflicts in northern
Burma in August had harmed the rights and interests of Chinese citizens
Tens of thousands of refugees fled across the
border into China to escape fighting between the Burmese army and
ethnic rebels in Kokang, a mainly ethnic Chinese region of Burma's Shan
Some information for this report was provided by AFP.