Myanmar responds positively to begin Rohingya repatriation: FM

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31st January, 2021 02:05:16 printer

Myanmar responds positively to begin Rohingya repatriation: FM

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Sunday said Myanmar responded positively to begin Rohingya repatriation with the next round of talks scheduled for the first week of February.

"We got some positive responses. We told them it's an opportunity for you (Myanmar) to take back your nationals," he told reporters after attending a programme in the city.

The Foreign Minister said they gave a figure to begin the repatriation and Bangladesh asked them to start.

Dr Momen said peace and development in the region will be hampered if the Rohingya issue is not resolved.

He said a Director General level meeting with Myanmar will be held in the first week of February this year.


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