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U.S. voices concern to Myanmar about reported attacks on Rohingya women

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Friday it had voiced concern to Myanmar’s foreign minister about the reported rape of Rohingya Muslim women by soldiers during a recent upsurge in violence against the persecuted minority.

State Department spokesman Mark Toner said the United States wanted Myanmar to investigate the reported rapes and hold those responsible accountable.

Reporting by Arshad Mohammed; Writing by David Alexander; Editing by Doina Chiacu

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