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Japan urges Myanmar to conduct credible Rohingya probe

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Japanese has told Myanmar's that a credible investigation into alleged human rights violations against Rohingya Muslims is key to resolving tensions in the country's Rakhine state.

Abe told a joint conference after holding talks on Tuesday with that will support efforts by her country to accommodate Rohingya who return home from refugee camps in neighboring

is accused of widespread rights violations, including rape, murder, torture and burning villages, which sent about 700,000 Rohingya fleeing to since August last year.

Buddhist-dominated has denied abuses by its military.

has rejected independent international investigations into the alleged abuses and has commissioned its own probe.

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First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 20:50 IST