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White House urges Asian nations to save Rohingya migrants
May 15, 2015 / 11:03 PM / 3 years ago

White House urges Asian nations to save Rohingya migrants

WASHINGTON, May 15 (Reuters) - The White House urged Southeast Asian nations on Friday to work together to save lives of Rohingya migrants who have been adrift at sea since leaving Myanmar, according to a statement.

Deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes also expressed security concerns over China’s land reclamation in the South China Sea at a meeting with senior officials from 10 nations, the White House said. (Reporting By Julia Edwards; Editing by Doina Chiacu)

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