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Rohingyas are Myanmar citizens; accept them

Says Mahathir

15 August, 2018 12:00 AM printer

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has said Myanmar must accept Rohingyas because they are their citizens as they have lived in Myanmar for generations, reports UNB.

Mahathir blasted Myanmar’s treatment of Rohingya Muslims and said he was “very disappointed” with leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s failure to halt oppression of the group. “It’s grossly unjust to do what they’ve done, killing people, mass murder, that’s not the way civilized nations behave,” Associated Press (AP) reported quoting the Malaysian Prime Minister.

During an interview on Monday with The AP, he commented on lopsided China-backed projects, treatment of  Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims, the South China Sea furor, a water treaty with Singapore and the country’s financial mess.