ROHINGYA CRISIS

‘China to work for peaceful solution’

Diplomatic Correspondent  | Published: 00:18, Dec 08,2017 | Updated: 01:51, Dec 08,2017

 
 

A visiting leader of the Communist Party of China said in Dhaka on Thursday that China would work rigorously for peaceful solution to the Rohingya crisis for stability in the region.
Peace in the neighbourhood ‘is very important,’ Wang Yajun, assistant minister of international department of the central committee of Communist Party of China, said at a briefing session at a hotel in Dhaka.
The position of China on Rohingya situation is to resolve the crisis through dialogue, he said.
International community should work for creating an enabling environment for a long term solution to the crisis, he said.
He also discussed about the policy and strategy of the Communist Party of China. 
Politicians, including leaders of the ruling AwamI League, Bangladesh Nationalist Party, Communist Party of Bangladesh, academics, researchers, among others, were present at the briefing. 
Over 6,26,000 Rohingyas, mostly women, children and aged people, entered Bangladesh, fleeing unbridled murder, arson and rape during ‘security operations’ by Myanmar military in Rakhine State, what the United Nations denounced as ethnic cleansing, between August 25 and December 2.
The ongoing Rohingya influx took the total number of undocumented Myanmar nationals and registered refugees in Bangladesh to over 10,45,000 till Sunday, according to estimates by UN agencies. 

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