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OIC chief due Wednesday; Rohingya issue on agenda


OIC chief due Wednesday; Rohingya issue on agenda: [] -- Secretary general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Yousef A Al Othaimeen is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka on Wednesday and will visit Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar on Friday to see the situation there, reports UNB.

The OIC repeatedly condemned the violence and abuse against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar in the past months.

Othaimeen is likely to reiterate its call to the government of Myanmar to eliminate the 'root causes' affecting the Rohingya Muslim minority, a diplomatic source told UNB.

The OIC council of foreign ministers during the extraordinary session on 19 January in Kuala Lumpur urged Myanmar to eliminate the root causes affecting the Rohingya Muslim minority and restore their citizenship.

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