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Myanmar wants doctors group back

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Myanmar on Thursday invited Doctors Without Borders (MSF) to resume work in Rakhine state nearly five months after the medical aid group was ejected from the region despite a severe health crisis. 

The ministry of health has requested MSF to return to the unrest-plagued western state, where hundreds of thousands of people have been left with almost no access to healthcare after authorities told the group to leave in late February.

"As human beings we all commit errors and the errors usually lie on both sides," President's Office Minister Soe Thein said at a press conference.

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