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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday condemned violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar as "unacceptable", as thousands of refugees continue to stream across the border into Bangladesh.
"We need to support Aung San Suu Kyi and her leadership but also be very clear and unequivocal to the military power sharing in that government that this is unacceptable," Tillerson said.
"This violence must stop. This persecution must stop. It has been characterised by many as ethnic cleansing. That must stop," he said during a visit to London, speaking alongside British counterpart Boris Johnson.
Some 389,000 are estimated to have crossed since then.