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Carr urges Myanmar to 'properly protect' Rohingya minority

Carr urges Myanmar to 'properly protect' Rohingya minority

Updated 10 July 2013, 15:26 AEST

Australia has sharply criticised Myanmar's government, warning its treatment of the Rohingya minority is seriously harming the emerging democracy's international reputation.

Speaking ahead of his two-day visit to Myanamar, Australia's Foreign Minister Bob Carr says discussions about the plight of the Muslim community in Rakhine state will be top of his agenda.

Speaker: Bob Carr, Australian Foreign Minister

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