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Myanmar Authorities: News Conference and Principle Months

myanmar authorities: A Myanmar government statement said an initial group of 2,251 would be sent back from mid-November at a rate of 150 per day, according to CTV. Noting that the actual date depended upon Bangladesh taking action, Win Myat Aye said, Whether it will happen on the day or not, we have to be ready on our side and we try our best to do that. Minister of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Win Myat Aye announced at a news conference that Bangladesh had informed Myanmar authorities that repatriation, agreed upon in principle months ago, would begin on Thursday. The Rohingya exodus began after Myanmar security forces launched a brutal crackdown following co-ordinated insurgent attacks in August 2017. Myanmar's government has denied this. The scale, organization and ferocity of the operation led to accusations from the international community, including the United Nations, of ethnic cleansing and genocide. ( As reported in the news.