Myanmar, Bangladesh sign deal for Rohingyas’ return


  MYANMAR and Bangladesh signed a memorandum of understanding today (23), a senior Myanmar official said, for the return home of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who fled to the neighbouring country to escape a Myanmar army crackdown. “We are ready to take them back as soon as possible after Bangladesh sends the forms back to us,” said Myint Kyaing, a permanent secretary at Myanmar’s ministry of labour, immigration and population, referring to registration forms the Rohingya must complete with personal details before repatriation. The news came as Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi met Bangladesh’s foreign minister today to…

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