China Moves to Cool Tensions With Myanmar

March 16, 2015 11:10 AM

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China Moves to Cool Tensions With Myanmar

BEIJING—China appeared to try to cool tensions with Myanmar over a deadly bombing last week in a Chinese border area, even as Beijing continued to insist that a Burmese aircraft was responsible.

At a daily press briefing on Monday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said Chinese investigators had begun working with a team from Myanmar to investigate the incident. He also said the Myanmar government had expressed condolences as well.

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