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Japan will contribute $19 million (around ¥2 billion) in emergency grant aid via international organizations to support Myanmar’s Rohingya people, who have fled homes in the country’s Rakhine State to escape persecution and violence by the military, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.

Japanese officials said Tokyo will maintain humanitarian assistance to Myanmar even as it condemns the military coup on Feb. 1 that ousted a democratically elected government and saw State Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi and other civilian leaders detained.

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