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Rohingyas must return to Myanmar: Bernicat

Amirul : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2017-09-28 9:46:20 PM     ||     Updated: 2017-09-30 5:22:29 PM

Cox's Bazar Correspondent: I would like to inform all citizens of Bangladesh that the Rohingyas who have taken shelter in different camps in the country must return to Myanmar, said US Ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Bernicat.

The US ambassador came up the remark while talking to reporters after paying a visit to two Rohingya camps in Kutupalang area in Ukhia upazila of Cox’s Bazar on Thursday afternoon.

Bernicat said her country will provide all kinds of humanitarian assistance to the Rohingyas.

She assured that the US will stand beside Bangladesh to mitigate the crisis of Rohingya people fleeing from Myanmar.

During her four hours visit starting from around 11:30am to 3.30pm, Marcia Bernicat talked to huge Rohingya men and women in the camps to know their present conditions.

Nearly 480,000 Rohingya people had arrived in Bangladesh since August 25 this year.

risingbd/Cox's Bazar/Sept 28, 2017/Sujauddin Rubel/Amirul