Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
Myanmar+postpones+diplomats%E2%80%99+visit+to+disputed+region
Thursday, 28 September 2017 - 22:51
Myanmar postpones diplomats’ visit to disputed region
26

Shares
3,135

Views

Myanmar's authorities have postponed a visit by UN officials and diplomats to Rakhine state, which has seen a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims.

A UN spokesperson in Yangon said no reason was given, but later said it was due to bad weather.

The spokesman said the UN had been told the government-organized trip would happen next week.

More than 400,000 Rohingya have fled across the border to Bangladesh since the violence began on 25 August.

UN aid personnel were forced to leave Rakhine when the military responded to attacks by Rohingya militants with a crackdown.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
You may also like :
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
1,515 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
640 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
6,583 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
16,397 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
231 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
44,731 Views
Top