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Burma Urged to Expedite Return of Muslim Refugees

Dhaka, 24th  November 02: Foreign Minister M Morshed Khan has called upon the Burma authorities to expedite the process of repatriation of remaining Muslim Rohingya refugees languishing in Bangladesh, according to yesterday’s the independent quoting to UNB.

He made the call when he paid a courtesy call on the Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) Senior General Than Shwe in Rangoon Thursday, said a handout.

The foreign Minister said Bangladesh greatly valued its relationship its Burma and considered that two countries could work as abridge between ASEAN and SAARC.

“As one of the immediate neighbors, Bangladesh wanted to promote relation with Burma to its fullest extent,” he said.

The foreign Minister categorically said Bangladesh would not allow it soil for any unlawful activities against its neighbours.

The Burma Military leader assured the Bangladesh Minister of all possible assistance in maintaining good neighbourly relations.

Earlier in the day, Morshed Khan also met with the Burma Foreign Minister U Win Aung, the handout added. #