374 Ro­hingya ver­i­fied for repa­tri­a­tion

New Straits Times - - WORLD -

YANGON: Myan­mar has been able to ver­ify only 374 Ro­hingya refugees for pos­si­ble repa­tri­a­tion from

Bangladesh, of­fi­cials said yes­ter­day, blam­ing their neigh­bour for not pro­vid­ing the cor­rect in­for­ma­tion about the refugees. Myint Thu, per­ma­nent sec­re­tary at Myan­mar’s Min­istry of For­eign Af­fairs, said: “Of 8,032 refugees, we ver­i­fied 374. They will be the first batch. They can come back when it’s con­ve­nient for them.” It was un­clear whether the 374 peo­ple had agreed to re­turn to Myan­mar.

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