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Burma: Rohingya

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 188002, tabled on 5 November 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to the governments of (a) Bangladesh and (b) Myanmar on agreement between those countries on the repatriation of Rohingya refugees.

Answered on

12 November 2018

‚ÄčI spoke with the both Bangladeshi State Minister of Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam and Burmese Minister for International Cooperation Kyaw Tin on 1 November to stress the UK's serious concern at their Governments' announcement on 30 October that refugee repatriation would commence in mid-November. The UK will continue to make representations underlining the importance of a safe, voluntary and dignified return for refugees.

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