Turkey to continue aid for displaced Rohingyas

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PV Desk : Appreciating the leadership role of the Bangladesh government, Turkey on Thursday reaffirmed their strong commitment to mobilise political support as well as humanitarian assistance for the Rohingyas.

During a meeting with State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam on the sidelines of the D-8 Council of Ministers in Istanbul, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu also assured Bangladesh of doing everything possible in their support and in support of the government of Bangladesh.

At the bilateral meeting, the both sides discussed the Rohingya crisis and various issues of mutual interests, said the Foreign Ministry here.

The Turkish minister appreciated Bangladesh’s admirable leadership for maintaining an open door policy to this Muslim community.

The two ministers discussed the latest on the crisis and humanitarian disaster surrounding the forcefully displaced Myanmar nationals who have taken shelter in Bangladesh.

While comparing notes on the latest of the issue, they discussed ways of addressing the problem from both political and humanitarian perspectives.