Myanmar is ready to begin receiving returnees from Bangladesh are the refugee Rohingya people

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Myanmar is ready to start receiving refugees Rohingya people, who have to return to the country by agreement with Bangladesh, writes the edition of the Myanmar Times, citing a government representative of Myanmar.

On Monday the Minister of foreign Affairs of Bangladesh Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali said that the start time of the repatriation of ethnic Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar is not yet defined. Last week, the Daily Star newspaper wrote that Bangladesh and Myanmar have completed work on agreement on the repatriation of Rohingya.

«We had a job and are willing (to accept refugees) in accordance with the bilateral agreement. We have prepared a place for placing checkpoints, staff, administration, support system, health and safety», — reads the statement of the representative of the government provided the paper.

The Myanmar authorities has not received from the Bangladesh official notification that implementation is delayed. «We’ll wait until tomorrow, as planned, because they did not inform us officially. When they inform us that everything is delayed, we will have to conduct further discussion on the process,» the statement reads.

Rohingya (Rohingya) ethnic Bengalis-Muslims, displaced in the Burmese state of Arakan in the XIX — early XX century, British colonial authorities. With a total population of about a half million people they constitute the majority population of Rakhine state, but very few of them have the citizenship of Myanmar. The official authorities and the Buddhist population consider the Rohingya illegal migrants from Bangladesh. The conflict between them and the indigenous «Arkanchi»Buddhists a long story, but the escalation of this conflict to the armed conflict and humanitarian crisis began only after the transition in Myanmar from a military government to a civilian in 2011-2012.

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