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Myanmar set to take back 2,000 Rohingya in November

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Published on November 05, 2018 with No Comments

A top Myanmar official said has said that his country would take back a first group of 2,000 Rohingya refugees from camps in Bangladesh in November despite widespread doubts over the proposal.Myanmar foreign secretary Myint Thu visited the camps in Cox’s Bazar to discuss the repatriations with refugees. Thu said Myanmar has verified 5,000 names on a list of 8,032 Rohingya that Bangladesh authorities sent in February. “From that 5,000, the first batch will be about 2,000 people. So in mid-November we will receive the first batch,” Thu said.

 

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