Rohingya return is also India’s national interest : Jaishankar

Staff Corespondent
20 August 2019, Tue
Published: 04:26 Updated: 09:29

Rohingya return is also India’s national interest : Jaishankar

Visiting External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said that the return of Rohingyas to their place of origin is also India’s national interest along with Bangladesh and Myanmar.

Asked about the Rohingya issue, Jaishankar said they agreed that the “safe, speedy and sustainable” return of Rohingyas to their place of origin in Rakhine State is in the national interest of the three countries -Bangladesh, Myanmar and India.

Jaishankar also added that they agreed that the “safe, speedy and sustainable” return of Rohingyas to their place of origin in Rakhine State is in the national interest of the three countries Bangladesh, Myanmar and India.

“We reaffirmed our readiness to provide more assistance for the displaced persons in Bangladesh and to improve socioeconomic condition in Rakhine State,” Jaishankar said.

He said that India has been providing humanitarian assistance to Rohingyas in Bangladesh and it will do more in the future.

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