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Asian Country: Need Assistance and Long-Persecuted Minority

asian country: They should not be returned to camps, he said after addressing an informal, private Security Council meeting on the issue, according to Metro News. They need assistance to get their homes back. Myanmar's government needs to create conditions that will allow the refugees to return with dignity and with a sense of security and help them rebuild in violence-wracked Rakhine state, said Annan, who recently headed a commission on the crisis there. Myanmar's U.N. mission didn't respond to a request for comment on Friday's session. Roughly 1 million Rohingya make up a long-persecuted minority in the Southeast Asian country. The country's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, said Thursday that she had created a committee to oversee all international and local assistance in Rakhine and that the impoverished state needs development. ( As reported in the news.