Boris Johnson pushes Aung San Suu Kyi on Rohingya refugees

Boris Johnson pushes Aung San Suu Kyi on Rohingya refugees

Foreign secretary tells de facto Myanmar leader refugees must return under UN supervision

Boris Johnson has told Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi the UN refugee agency must be allowed to supervise the return of Rohingya refugees, saying it was clear many were terrified to return home.

The UK’s foreign secretary told reporters the charred homes of devastated Rohingya villages were like nothing he had seen before in his life, after visiting refugee camps in Bangladesh and northern Rakhine state in Myanmar.

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