Najib: Malaysia will continue to pressure Myanmar on Rohingya issue

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  • Sunday, 04 Dec 2016

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has criticised the Myanmar government and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi over the "ethnic cleansing" of the Rohingya community in its Rakhine state during a solidarity rally here Sunday.

Signing a giant banner to protest what he called "ethnic cleansing" of the minority race in Rakhine, Najib said Malaysia would continue to pressure its Asean counterpart to settle the humanitarian crisis.

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