Entire int’l community should stand together over Rohingya repatriation: EU


Dhaka, Dec 02: European Union (EU) Ambassador to Bangladesh Rensje Teerink on Wednesday said the whole international community should stand together to find a solution with focus on voluntary and sustainable repatriation of Rohingyas.

“They want to go back home (Myanmar). We should stand behind it,” she said while interacting with members of Diplomatic Correspondents Association, Bangladesh (DCAB) at a city hotel.

Ambassadors of Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden and Denmark also spoke at the DCAB Talk.

DCAB President Angur Nahar Monty and General Secretary Touhidur Rahman were present.

The EU Ambassador also talked about Bhasan Char relocation, migration and trade issues.

She did not want to make any comment on Bhasan Char relocation before the visits by UN technical and humanitarian protection teams to Bhasan Char.