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Jakarta Post

Cambodia, Bangladesh leaders talk on Rohingya crisis

  • News Desk

    Rasmei Kampuchea Daily/ANN

Phnom Penh   /   Mon, December 4, 2017   /   06:11 pm
Cambodia, Bangladesh leaders talk on Rohingya crisis Rohingya Muslim refugees wait with their children for a consultation at a clinic run by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in Leda refugee camp near the Bangladeshi town of Teknaf on September 18, 2017. (AFP/Dominique Faget )

Cambodia hopes that Bangladesh and Myanmar find a solution allowing the Rohingya repatriation,  Prime Minister Hun Sen said at the joint press conference held following his bilateral meeting with visiting Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina.

For her part,  Sheikh Hasina affirmed the Bangladesh’s commitment to provide shelters to some 700,000 Rohingya refugees and to continue negotiating with Myanmar for their repatriation.

Cambodia has confirmed its clear stance over Rohingya crisis in Myanmar.

On Nov. 16, 2017, Cambodian Premier underlined that Rohingya crisis is an internal affair of Myanmar and Cambodia will not interfere in this issue. The Cambodian premier also expressed his sadness over the crisis in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, adding that Cambodia is considering providing humanitarian assistance to Rakhine’s people, some of them are living in Myanmar while others fled to Bangladesh.

This article appeared on the Rasmei Kampuchea Daily newspaper website, which is a member of Asia News Network and a media partner of The Jakarta Post