EghtesadOnline: Myanmar’s national leader Aung San Suu Kyi, facing outrage over ethnic violence that has forced about 370,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh, will not attend the upcoming U.N. General Assembly because of the crisis, her office said on Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: Immediate halt to violence against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and addressing the problem of the refugees in the country should become a collective goal followed by all Islamic nations, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned about the continuation of the ongoing crackdown on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, urging the international community and the United Nations in particular to take swift action to end the crisis.
EghtesadOnline: Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday blamed “terrorists” for “a huge iceberg of misinformation” on the violence in Rakhine state but made no mention of the nearly 126,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled over the border to Bangladesh since Aug. 25.
EghtesadOnline: Iran remains to be sensitive and concerned over the situation of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, says Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Bahram Qasmi.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's top diplomat rapped the international community and media for not being mindful of the sufferings of Rohingya Muslims, calling on the United Nations to focus on restoring the basic rights of the minority in Myanmar.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif in a letter to UN new Secretary-General called for serious attention to the plight of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
EghtesadOnline: Hundreds in Myanmar rallied on Tuesday against an advisory commission led by former U.N. chief Kofi Annan to find solutions to the conflict between the country's Buddhists and minority Rohingya Muslims, which has cast a pall over democratic reforms.