Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar willing to begin verification process for refugees

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In a major blow, Myanmar state counselor Aung San Suu Kyi said in a live TV address that Myanmar is ready to verify the status for those refugees who wish to return.

While delivering State of the Union Address to the citizens, Myanmar state counselor Aung San Suu Kyi said the country “condemns all human rights violations”.

It was reported that the military response to the attacks which occurred western region of Myanmar last month sent more than 410,000 Rohingya Muslims to escape to the neighboring country Bangladesh.

“Myanmar prepared to start a refugee verification process for those who wish to return”, Suu Kyi said on Rohingya crisis.

Adding further to this she said, Rohingya Muslim villages were not affected by the violence which took place in Myanmar.

In her speech, Aung San Suu Kyi mentioned that the government is working to restore peace and stability and to bring harmony in the country.

The centre said in its statement, “many of the Rohingya figure in suspected sinister designs of ISI/IS and other extremist groups who want to achieve their ulterior motives in India, including that of flaring up communal and sectarian violence in sensitive areas”.

The country has set up a central committee for implementing rule of law and the development of Rakhine.

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