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Refugee Exodus: Suu Kyi and Speech Monday

refugee exodus: But her speech highlighted the views of many in the country who see the Rohingya as illegal immigrants and accuse them of terrorist acts, according to CBC. The ongoing Rohingya exodus is sure to be raised by the visitors at the meetings Monday and Tuesday. Suu Kyi did not directly mention the refugee exodus in a speech Monday to European and Asian foreign ministers in Myanmar's capital, Naypyitaw. Suu Kyi said the world is in a new period of instability as conflicts around the world give rise to new threats and emergencies, citing illegal immigration's spread of terrorism and violent extremism, social disharmony and even the threat of nuclear war. Did the UN ignore warnings of ethnic cleansing of Rohingya in Myanmar Canada's Special Envoy to Myanmar 'We have to try to engage Aung San Suu Kyi' Myanmar has been widely criticized for the military crackdown that has driven more than 620,000 Rohingya to flee Rakhine state into neighbouring Bangladesh. Conflicts take away peace from societies, leaving behind underdevelopment and poverty, pushing peoples and even countries away from one another. ( As reported in the news.