White House urges Asian nations to save Rohingya migrants

May 16, 2015 02:10

WASHINGTON - The White House urged Southeast Asian nations on Friday to work together to save lives of Rohingya migrants who have been adrift at sea since leaving Myanmar, according to a statement.

Deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes also expressed security concerns over China's land reclamation in the South China Sea at a meeting with senior officials from 10 nations, the White House said.

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