Many Chinese relatives of passengers who traveled on MH370 have been unhappy with the Malaysian government.

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Chinese officials have been careful not to blame Malaysia for the fate of MH370

This is contrast to many of the Chinese relatives of passengers

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia CNN  — 

If the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 caused a rift in China-Malaysia relations, the two countries appear to have put it behind them.

Recent comments by officials in both Kuala Lumpur and Beijing have emphasized the active cooperation between the two countries, while also downplaying accusations lodged by Chinese families against the Malaysian government.

According to Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post, China’s Ambassador to Malaysia sought to distance these “radical views” from his country’s official position. They “do not represent the views of Chinese people and the Chinese government,” he was quoted as saying.

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Some of the Chinese relatives of passengers aboard the missing Boeing 777 have been openly critical of the investigation. They went so far as to release a statement calling the Malaysian government and its military the “real murderers” of their loved ones.