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Working on taking back Rohingyas who fled to Bangladesh: Suu Kyi

More than half a million members of the Rohingya Muslim minority have fled to Bangladesh

IANS  |  Naypyidaw 

Suu Kyi on Rohingya
Aung San Suu Kyi. Photo: PTI

Myanmar's de-facto leader on Wednesday said her has begun to work on taking back those who crossed over to from Rakhine state to escape a military crackdown.

The State Counsellor and head of the ruling party made the statement during a meeting with Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan here, bdnews24 reported.

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

Suu Kyi also spoke of adopting the recommendations of the Kofi Annan Commission. The visiting minister, on behalf of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, invited Suu Kyi to visit

She agreed -- "at a time convenient to both countries".

More than half a million members of the Muslim minority have fled to since the start of a military crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine state on August 25.


First Published: Wed, October 25 2017. 13:55 IST