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Foreign minister sought EU assistance in repatriating Rohingya

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Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen asked the European Union (EU) to help repatriate millions of Rohingya who fled Myanmar in the face of persecution. He sought assistance during a meeting in New York with Joseph Borel, the European Union's foreign policy chief.

The foreign ministry confirmed on Saturday, September 25.

The ministry said the foreign minister AK Abdul Momen met with Joseph Borel on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in the United States. During the meeting, he highlighted the situation of the Rohingya and sought the help of the European Union in resolving the crisis.

In addition, to continue the duty-free facilities of Bangladeshi products in the European Union market until 2029. Momen also thanked Joseph Borel.

At the meeting, both agreed that Bangladesh and the European Union would work together to address the risks of climate change.

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