China supports Myanmar’s ‘efforts to maintain peace’

UNB . Dhaka | Update:

Smoke is seen on Myanmar`s side of border as Rohingya refugees get off a boat after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border through the Bay of Bengal in Shah Porir Dwip. ReutersChina has said it supports the Myanmar government's efforts to maintain peace and stability in Rakhine state of Myanmar.
"The Chinese side supports Myanmar's efforts to safeguard the peace and stability of the Rakhine State," China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said on Tuesday.

He said the Chinese side sincerely hopes that the Rakhine State can restore stability as soon as possible and the local people can live a normal life again.

"Meanwhile, we believe that the international community should support the efforts made by Myanmar to maintain national development and stability and create enabling external conditions for the proper settlement of the issue of Rakhine State," said the Spokesperson.

"The Chinese side has stated relevant positions on multiple international occasions including the United Nations. We stand ready to continue maintaining communication with all relevant parties on this issue."

He mentioned that he and his colleagues have stated China's positions on the issue of Rakhine State of Myanmar many times.

"The Chinese side condemns the violent attacks that happened in the Rakhine State of Myanmar," he added.

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