Myanmar says Bangladesh dragging feet over repatriating Rohingya – Indian Journal of Diplomacy

Myanmar says Bangladesh dragging feet over repatriating Rohingya

A memorandum of expertise on border liaison posts become signed with Bangladesh home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan following talks in the Myanmar capital, Naypyitaw, remaining week, however there was no development on reviving the old settlement.
Myanmar has blamed Bangladesh for delaying the begin of a repatriation procedure for loads of lots of Rohingya Muslim refugees, announcing it feared Dhaka may be stalling till it receives multi-million greenbacks of worldwide aid money. greater than 600,000 Rohingya have fled predominantly Buddhist Myanmar to neighbouring Bangladesh seeing that late August to get away ethnic violence that observed a brutal navy counter-insurgency operation after Rohingya militant attacks on safety posts in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.
Zaw Htay, a spokesman for Myanmar’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, stated Myanmar changed into prepared to begin the repatriation technique any time, based totally along the lines of an settlement that included returns of Rohingya to Myanmar in the early Nineties. He said Bangladesh had but to simply accept the ones phrases.
“we are geared up to begin, but the different side did no longer be given yet, and the system changed into not on time. this is the number one fact,” Zaw Htay, Director-trendy of the Ministry of the state Counsellor’s workplace, informed reporters on Tuesday.
A memorandum of expertise on border liaison posts was signed with Bangladesh home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan following talks in the Myanmar capital, Naypyitaw, ultimate week, however there has been no development on reviving the vintage agreement.
Zaw Htay connected the delay by means of Bangladesh to the cash raised to date by way of the international community to help construct significant refugee camps for the Rohingya.
The Bangladesh government issued a assertion on Thursday saying that Myanmar had no longer agreed to 10 factors recommend via its minister at ultimate week’s talks, which includes the full implementation of the hints of an Advisory commission on Rakhine state, chaired by way of former UN Secretary fashionable Kofi Annan, for a sustainable return of Rohingya.
Khan informed Bangladesh media on Friday that the two sides had been unable to form a joint running organization but stated it should be installation by the point overseas Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali is going to Myanmar for talks on Nov. 30.
The Myanmar government has said it would be given the Rohingya as soon as it was established that that they had lived in Myanmar. Zaw Htay stated Myanmar became watching for a listing of Rohingya refugees from the Bangladesh side.

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