China expresses concern after protests at Myanmar mine

December 24, 2014 8:37 AM

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China expressed concern on Wednesday about a protest against a Chinese-run copper mine in Myanmar in which a person was killed and some were wounded saying China urged its companies abroad to act responsibly and protect the environment.

Myanmar police on Monday fired on protesters near the Letpadaung mine which is at the center of a long-running land dispute, killing one person and wounding 20.

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