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Asked on: 10 January 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Burma: Rohingya
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the Government of Myanmar on ensuring unimpeded and timely humanitarian access to support (a) Rohingya refugees and (b) refugees displaced within Rakhine state.
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Answered by: Mark Field
Answered on: 15 January 2018

I met State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on 27 September in Naypyidaw and stressed the importance of an end to the violance and the provision of humanitarian relife in Rakhine State. I reiterated the importance of allowing humanitarian access to northern Rakhine when he met Burma’s Defence Minister on 20 November, and the Ambassador raised it in his meeting with the Minister for the Office of the State Counsellor on 11 January.

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