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Situation in Kyrgyzstan 'very serious'

Kyrgyzstan appears to be descending into a period of bloody ethnic violence between the Kyrgyz and Uzbek people.

Rupert Colville, spokesman for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, explains how the UN assesses the situation.

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