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Physical Arrangement for Rohingya Return Finalized

The First Meeting of the Joint Working Group (JWG) on the retrun of the displaced Rohingyas from Rakhine State, was held 15-16 January 2018 in Nay Pyi Taw. Foreign Secretary Md. Shahidul Haque led the Bangladesh delegation while Permanent Secretary Myint Thu led the Myanmar side.

Bangladesh expresses its deep concern at the recent ballistic missile attacks by the Houthi rebels targeting the residential area of Riyadh which was successfully intercepted by the Saudi air-defence forces.

Dhaka, 20 December 2017

Bangladesh expresses its deep concern at the recent ballistic missile attacks by the Houthi rebels targeting the residential area of Riyadh which was successfully intercepted by the Saudi air-defence forces.

Bangladesh renounces such unilateral and provocative acts which could escalate tension in the area and impact adversely upon the peace and stability in the region.

Bangladesh remains committed to stand by the brotherly people and the Government of Saudi Arabia in their efforts to maintain peace and stability in the region.

Bangladesh expresses deep concern at the recent announcement by the United States recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Bangladesh expresses deep concern at the recent announcement by the United States recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Bangladesh stresses on preserving the legal status of Jerusalem within the framework of relevant UN resolutions.
Bangladesh reaffirms its position in favour of establishing the State of Palestine on the basis of the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital.
Bangladesh urges all parties concerned to take a pragmatic approach to the Middle East Peace Process in reaching a two state solution for peace and stability in the region.

Special Session of the Human Rights Council on the human rights situation of the minority Rohingya Muslim population and other minorities in the Rakhine State of Myanmar

ZeidRa'ad Al Hussein
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Geneva, 5 December 2017

Distinguished President,
SRSG Patten,
Chair of the Coordinating Committee Devandas Aguilar
Chair of the Fact Finding Mission Darusman
Excellencies,
Colleagues and friends,

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