Cairo: Nov. 5 — (BNA) Egypt has expressed is strong irritation towards the renewal of acts of violence committed against Muslims in Myanmar, and urged the authorities in Myanmar (formerly Burma) to take immediate, decisive action and bring to an end such acts of violence committed against (Burmese) Muslims who belong to the Rohingya ethicity.
A spokesman from the Egyptian Foreign Affairs Ministry, minister plenipotentiary Amro Rushdi said today that the Ministry yesterday summoned Myanmar’s ambassador in Cairo
and handed him an urgent message which carries Egypt’s strong irritation from renewal of acts of violence against Muslims of the Rohingya ethic minority in Myanmar.
The spokesman said that the message included Egypt’s demanding the government of Myanmar to take immediate, decisive actions in order to bring to an end such acts of violence which targeted the lives and properties of Muslims in Myanmar and also to bring the committers of such criminal acts before justice in addition to drastic solving the crisis in order to prevent the recurrence of such acts of violence and to stop all sorts of discrimination against Muslims from the Rohingya or from any other ethnicity.(IY)