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US support on Rohingya issue confirmed


By Financial Express
February 21, 2014

The USA on Thursday assured its full support for implementing the first ever national strategy over the issue of Rohingya refugees and undocumented Myanmar citizens in Bangladesh. The assurance came at a meeting between Anne C Richard, US assistant secretary of Bureau of Population, Refugee and Migration (PRM), and Shahidul Haque, the Foreign Secretary Richard appreciated Dhaka’s efforts to address Myanmar refugee issue. Later, Shahidul Haque met with Rose Gottemoeller, acting under secretary for arms control and international security at the US Department of State and discussed wide range of global issues of mutual interests including security issues, according to a foreign ministry release.