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Bangladesh's PM at UN urges 'safe zones' for Myanmar's Rohingya

Sep 22. 2017
Rohingya refugees wait at their makeshift shelter at the refugee camp of Balukhali, near the locality of Ukhia on September 21, 2017. // AFP PHOTO
Rohingya refugees wait at their makeshift shelter at the refugee camp of Balukhali, near the locality of Ukhia on September 21, 2017. // AFP PHOTO
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By Agence France-Presse

UNITED NATIONS, United States - Bangladesh's prime minister on Thursday proposed the creation of UN-supervised "safe zones" inside Myanmar to protect Rohingya Muslims who are fleeing a military crackdown to seek refuge in her country.

"These people must be able to return to their homeland in safety, security and dignity," Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina told the UN General Assembly.

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