Iran would continue their support to Bangladesh on Rohingya issue, says President Rouhani
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said his country will work to mount pressure on Myanmar from international side to resolve the Rohingya crisis.
“We will work to create international pressure on Myanmar (to resolve the Rohingya crisis),” he said during a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the bilateral booth of Baku Congress Center where the NAM Summit is taking place.
Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque on Friday briefed reporters that the Iranian leader said they would continue their support to Bangladesh on Rohingya issue, reports UNB.
Thanking Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for sheltering Rohingyas, he said, Bangladesh and Iran have a cordial, cultural and historical relation.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina thanked the Iranian President for his country's support to Bangladesh on Rohingya issue.
She emphasized united efforts of Islamic Ummah.
“The Islamic Ummah should resolve their internal conflicts internally. If they can do this, then the Islamic Ummah can emerge as a big power in the world,” she said.
Both the leaders vowed to work together against terrorism.