Turkey reaffirms support to Ronhingya Muslims

10 Sep,2017

Astana, BdChronicle:

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday pledged that Turkey will continue its support to Ronhingya people taking shelter in Bangladesh amid persecution by Myanmar forces.

He came up with the pledge during a bilateral  meeting with its Bangladesh counterpart Abdul Hamid on the sidelines of the first OIC Summit on Science and Technology a the Palace of Independence in Astana, Kazakhstan in the afternoon.

President Hamid’s Press Secretary Joynal Abedin briefed reporters after the meeting.

Erdogan said Turkey has already sent to 1,000 tonnes of humanitarian aid for Rohingyas and will send additional 10,000 tonnes of aid for them soon.

He also informed Bangladesh's President that his country will take steps to pursue other countries so that they send their aids to Rohingyas through Bangladesh.

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