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US presses for action over Myanmar, but China, Russia relucant

September 1, 2007

By P. Parameswaran
August 31, 2007

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States is pressing for international action over Myanmar‘s military junta crackdown on peaceful protests but is expected to again face opposition from China and Russia.

A day after US President George W. Bush strongly condemned the arrests of pro-democracy activists protesting against a massive hike in fuel prices in the Southeast Asian state, his wife Laura Bush on Friday called on UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to push the Security Council to act.

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