Erdogan lauds Hasina for providing shelter to Rohingyas

United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Published: 01:26, Sep 17,2020


Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday highly appreciated prime minister Sheikh Hasina for providing shelter to Rohingya people in Cox's Bazar.

He assured of Turkish support to Bangladesh in all forums to resolve the crisis.

Bangladesh is now hosting over 1.1 million Rohingyas.

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen met the Turkish president at the presidential complex in Ankara and discussed various issues of mutual interest including the Rohingya crisis.

The Turkish president expressed his desire to visit Bangladesh ahead of the formal inauguration of the newly constructed Turkish embassy in Dhaka at the end of this year.

They also discussed trade and investment issues between the two countries.

The upcoming D-8 summit was also discussed.

Turkish minister of foreign affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu was also present at the meeting.

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