Dhaka seeks Moscow's help to resolve Rohingya crisis

DHAKA, 18 July 2021, (TON): Bangladesh has sought Russia's active and fruitful cooperation for facilitating the reintegration and return of the Rohingya refugees to their homeland in Myanmar.

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen raised the issue with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov at a meeting on the sidelines of the international conference on Central & South Asia, Regional Connectivity, Challenges and Opportunity in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the two ministers agreed to work together on the Rohingya issue.

Russia, the ministry said, would continue to encourage Myanmar to engage in dialogue with Bangladesh.

The ministry said “the two ministers also expressed happiness at the level of the existing mutual cooperation between Bangladesh and Russia.”

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