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China takes toughest line yet on Myanmar crisis as turmoil escalates

China called on Myanmar's military to stop attacks on Chinese-invested factories after dozens went up in flames in Yangon on Sunday - Beijing's strongest comments yet on the crisis gripping its Southeast Asian neighbour.

In one of the deadliest days since the military seized power in a coup in February, Myanmar's security forces killed dozens of protesters on Sunday, some of them near an industrial zone housing the factories.

The protesters accuse Beijing of supporting the coup and the junta although China has denied playing a role in the turmoil.

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