Myanmar Buddhists discuss extremism at first all-sects meeting in almost 2 decades

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: May 12, 2014 - 11:20 AM

YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar's state-sponsored governing body for Buddhist monks hosted its first conference in 19 years on Monday, bringing together the religion's nine main local sects at a time when there are rising concerns about Buddhist extremists targeting other religions.

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