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Door open for Rohingya refugees to return, Burma says

By Compiled by Democrat-Gazette staff from wire reports

This article was originally published November 24, 2017 at 3:41 a.m. Updated November 24, 2017 at 3:41 a.m.

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Kyaw Tint Swe (right), Burma’s Office of State Counsellor minister, and Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Abdul Hassan Mahmud Ali on Thursday complete the signing of an agreement allowing thousands of Muslim Rohingya refugees to return to Burma after they !ed their homeland to escape violence.

Burma has agreed to take back Muslim Rohingya refugees who fled to neighboring Bangladesh to escape violence in Burma's Rakhine state.

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