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Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi walks to her limousine shortly upon arrival at Clark International Airport in Clark, Pampanga province north of Manila, Philippines, Nov. 11, 2017. AP
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Myanmar`s Suu Kyi Visiting China Amid Crackdown Criticism

TEMPO.CO, Beijing - Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi is visiting friendly neighbor China as international criticism over Myanmar`s persecution of Rohingya Muslims grows.

China has studiously avoided criticizing the crisis and Suu Kyi can be expected to receive a warm welcome when she meets with President Xi Jinping. During the visit that begins Friday, China will also likely push for the restart of a controversial dam project in northern Myanmar that has caused conflicts.

Read: Suu Kyi Visits Myanmar Region Torn by Rohingya Conflict


More than 620,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar and poured into Bangladesh over the last few months amid a scorched earth campaign by Myanmar's military that the United Nations and the United States describe as "ethnic cleansing."

China, a longstanding friend of Myanmar during the Southeast Asian country's isolation from the West, has been helping shield it from criticism.


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