EU conveys its decisions to Suu Kyi on Rohingya issue

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Pns: High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini had a phone conversation with Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and conveyed her the EU decisions to work on Rohingyas repatriation.

Mogherini, also Vice-President of the European Commission, informed the State Counsellor that the EU Foreign Affairs Council on October 16 discussed the situation in the Rakhine state.

In the conclusions, the ministers stressed the need for an immediate stop of violence, full humanitarian access to Rakhine state and the start of a process for return of the refugees from Bangladesh as well as the support for the implementations of recommendations of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine (Annan Report) in order to address the root causes of conflict.

The High Representative and the State Counsellor, during the phone conversation on Wednesday, also discussed the preparations for the ASEM Foreign Ministerial Meeting that will be hosted by Myanmar and will take place in Nay Phi Taw on November 20-21

PNS/Tamanna Khan

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