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‘Myanmar agrees to take back Rohingyas in phases’: B’adesh envoy

Mumbai, March 27: Describing the Rohingya crisis as "one of the worst humanitarian crisis in the world of modern time", Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali said that Myanmar has agreed to take back Forcibly Displaced Myanmar Nationals (FDMN) in phases. Ali was speaking at a media meet in the Mumbai Press Club. "We are happy that, due to our intense engagement and continuous international pressure, we have been able to conclude a 'Physical Arrangement' with Myanmar government last week, under which Myanmar government agreed to repatriate the...
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Suu Kyi pressed on Rohingya crisis at ASEAN summit

SYDNEY, March 18: Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi was pressed about the Rohingya crisis at an ASEAN summit in Sydney on Sunday, but the regional bloc stressed it could not intervene and "force an outcome". Suu Kyi has been under intense global criticism for her public silence amid a brutal military crackdown that has forced nearly 700,000 of the Muslim-minority Rohingya to flee Myanmar's Rakhine state for Bangladesh. The humanitarian crisis was one of the key topics at a three-day special summit between the Association of Southeast...
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