Myanmar detains Turkish media reporters for flying drone over parliament

Myanmar detains Turkish media reporters for flying drone over parliamentTwo foreign journalists working for Turkish state media have been detained for more than 24 hours in Myanmar for flying a drone over a parliament building in the capital, the government said Saturday. The incident comes during high tension between Myanmar and Turkey, which has lambasted the Southeast Asian nation for its treatment of the persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority. Last month Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Myanmar of incubating “Buddhist terror” and carrying out a genocide against the Muslim group.


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