Myanmar is committed to speedy repatriation of Rohingya
Dhaka, January 23: Myanmar's Minister for International Cooperation Kyaw Tin has said that Myanmar is committed to starting the repatriation of Rohingya on the basis of an agreement reached between the two countries in 2017. He also said that Myanmar is committed to peaceful coexistence with all neighboring countries, including Bangladesh, and resolving issues of mutual interest.
In a recent letter to Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen, Myanmar's Minister for International Cooperation Kyaw Tin made the remarks.
The Myanmar minister said Myanmar wants to resolve any bilateral issues on the basis of mutual partnership with neighboring countries.
At a tripartite meeting between China, Myanmar and Bangladesh held on January 19, he expressed hope for the speedy repatriation of the displaced Rohingya people of Myanmar.
Kyaw Tin said that like the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, he also felt the need for mutual solidarity and cooperation among different nations around the world in tackling the unprecedented challenges posed by the Corona epidemic.
The Myanmar Minister mentioned the return of Rohingya to Myanmar in 1982 and 1992 on the basis of mutual talks.
He also wished Momen good health and peace and prosperity to the people of Bangladesh.
On January 1, the Myanmar minister thanked Momen for the letter.
Kyaw Tin�and Momen served as their respective countries' permanent representatives to the United Nations at the same time, and have grown close since then.