Bangladesh sent a high-level delegation to Myanmar for talks on Rohingya crisis deepens

Vastavam web: Bangladesh today sent a high-level delegation to Myanmar for talks on the deepening Rohingya crisis as Dhaka sought to increase pressure on Naypyidaw to take back 600,000 members of the minority Muslim community who have fled Rakhine state to escape persecution.Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan is leading the 12-member delegation comprising chiefs of paramilitary Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), coastguard, police and several senior officials.The minister earlier had aid the “quick repatriation of the forcibly displaced Rohingyas is the main agenda” of the visit.
More than 600,000 people from the Muslim minority group have fled violence in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state since August, according to UN estimates.Bangladesh accused Myanmar of spearheading a violent depopulation campaign to eliminate Rohingyas by branding them as so-called “Islamist terrorists”.