The Kremlin has expressed concern over the situation in Myanmar
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that the Kremlin is concerned about the situation in Myanmar.
“We have seen reports in the media, these messages, they are cause for concern, but with no real information, today the whole day was devoted to the work of bilateral Russian-Chinese relations — I wouldn’t now to do any conclusions”, — said Peskov.
In Myanmar recently has intensified the conflict between the Muslim minority and the basic composition of the population professing Buddhism. The Islamists are fighting for their own state on the territory of Rakhine state.
The situation worsened on 25 August, when the militants of the movement “army of Arakan Rohingya solidarity” attacked police stations. The number of victims of clashes between Buddhists and Muslims in Western Myanmar for the week reached 402, more than 18 000 have left the country.
Today in Moscow at the Embassy of Myanmar held an unauthorized rally of Muslims. He was approached by several hundred men of the Muslim faith. They expressed support for Muslims who have become the object of persecution by the military government in Myanmar.