Working on taking back Rohingyas, says Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi

Naypyidaw, Oct 25: Myanmar’s de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday said her government has started to work on taking back the Rohingyas who fled to Bangladesh from Rakhine state to escape a military crackdown.

The Myanmar State Counsellor and head of the ruling party came up with this statement during a meeting with Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan here, bdnews24 reported.

A 10-member delegation led by the Bangladesh Minister attended the hour-long meeting with Suu Kyi, said Home Ministry spokesman Sharif Mahmud Apu.

Suu Kyi held talks over adopting the recommendations of the Kofi Annan Commission. The visiting minister, on behalf of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, invited Suu Kyi to visit Bangladesh.

To show freindly side, She agreed — “at a time convenient to both countries”.

Over half a million members of the Rohingya Muslim minority have crossed over to Bangladesh since the commencement of a military crackdown in Myanmar’s Rakhine state on August 25.

Wefornews Bureau 

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