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US, Others Say They Are Concerned About Future Violence in Myanmar

FILE - Myanmar's military spokesman General Zaw Min Tun.
FILE - Myanmar's military spokesman General Zaw Min Tun.

The United States issued a joint statement Friday along with Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Norway, South Korea and Britain expressing concern about the possibility of future violence and atrocities in Myanmar.

The countries urged security forces in Myanmar, which is controlled by a military junta, to immediately end all violence across the country, and said foreign countries should suspend all operational support to the military.

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