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Exclusive-PetroChina ships jet fuel to junta-ruled Myanmar, data shows

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By Florence Tan SINGAPORE (Reuters) – PetroChina International Singapore Pte Ltd sold a cargo of jet fuel into Myanmar in April, according to government import data reviewed by Reuters, the first such shipment since before the military seized power in a coup in February. Industry sources say suppliers have been particularly wary of selling jet fuel because it could be used in planes to bomb ethnic armed groups that have been supporting anti-junta protesters, as well as in civilian airliners. The shipment could raise new questions over China’s role in Myanmar at a time when it has been accused …

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