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Pope meets Suu Kyi, fails to level Rohingya in speech

Pope Francis has met Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi but avoided directly addressing the ongoing Rohingya crisis. At the meeting in Yangon on Tuesday, the pontiff stressed the importance of Myanmar respecting the “identity” of all of its ethnic groups, without using the term “Rohingya”. More than 600,000 Rohingya have fled to neighbouring…