Bangladesh urges EU to create environment in Myanmar for repatriation of Rohingyas
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Bangladesh has requested the European Union to initiate effective measures for creating a conducive environment in Myanmar for sustainable repatriation of the Rohingyas sheltered in the country.
Foreign Minister Dr A K Abdul Momen made the request at a bilateral meeting with Josep Borrell, high representative of European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, and vice-president of European Commission (HRVP), held Thursday on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, said a press release.
Momen explained that sheltering 1.1 million Rohingyas in Bangladesh have been causing the country enormous social, economic and environmental costs.
HRVP Borell thanked Bangladesh for extending humanitarian aid to the Rohingyas.
In this regard, Borell assured that the EU would work with Bangladesh and the international communities for ensuring sustainable repatriation of the Rohingyas.
They also discussed the issue of climate change in the bilateral meeting.