Foreign Ministry to summon Myanmar envoy over Rohingya-linked violence

  • Nation
  • Friday, 25 Nov 2016

Members of the Hokars Sromik Andolan party attend a protest against the recent attacks on the Rohingyas in Arakan in Myanmar, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 22 November 2016. - EPA

PETALING JAYA: The Foreign Ministry will summon the Myanmar ambassador over allegations of violence against ethnic Rohingyas in Rakhine state there.

"The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia will meet Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor and Foreign Minister of Myanmar, at the earliest possible date," said the ministry in a statement Friday.

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