Tuesday, 22nd June 2021

4 nations make joint statement for safety of Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar

Cox’s Bazar, Sep 26 (BAN/ AD): A joint statement seeking safety of Rohingya’s in Cox’s Bazar is issued by the heads of mission of Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland.

Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland have urged to creation of safe and secure environment in the Rohingya camps and surrounding areas in Cox’s Bazar.

The joint statement by Heads of Mission of Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland stressed on joint efforts by the international community and make sure Rohingyas return “voluntary, safe, dignified and sustainable” manner.

Statement also said “We note with concern that the conditions for return of the Rohingyas to Rakhine State in Myanmar in a voluntary, safe, dignified and sustainable manner are not yet met,” It added “We reiterate our high appreciation of the continued humanitarian and other assistance provided to the Rohingya refugee population by the Government and the people of Bangladesh, including the local communities around Cox’s Bazar.”

Bangladesh is now home to around 1.1 million Rohingyas and most of them entered Bangladesh since August 25, 2017.

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