Citing rising xenophobia, PM wants 'safe return' for Myanmar refugees

Modified 24 Apr 2021, 11:10 pm

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin told Asean leaders today that Malaysia wants Myanmar asylum seekers, including Rohingya refugees, to be granted "safe return" due to “anti-refugee sentiments” in the country.

This is despite the currently violent political instability in Myanmar.

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