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Australia to continue support to resolve Rohingya crisis

| Updated: April 29, 2018 15:12:51


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina posing for photograph after a meeting with her Australian counterpart Malcom Turnbull in Sydney on Saturday. -Focus Bangla Photo Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina posing for photograph after a meeting with her Australian counterpart Malcom Turnbull in Sydney on Saturday. -Focus Bangla Photo

Australia will continue its support to Bangladesh for resolving the Rohingya crisis.

Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull made assurance at a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at his residence in Sydney on Saturday.

Bangladesh PM's press secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed reporters after the meeting, reports UNB.

The Australian Prime Minister said his country will continue to put pressure on Myanmar for taking back their Rohingya nationals to their homeland.

Sheikh Hasina informed Turnbull of her government's steps taken for giving temporary shelter to the Rohingyas in Bangladesh as well as her government's future plans in this regard.

Both leaders discussed the issues of bilateral trade and investment and agreed to find out a viable means to boost their cooperation.

Hasina invited the Australian Prime Minister to visit Bangladesh, and he accepted the invitation, Ihsanul Karim said adding he will visit Bangladesh at a mutually convenient time.

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali was present at the meeting.

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