Rohingya Muslims should return to their country soon, safe/ Iran ready to deepen ties with Myanmar
President of the Islamic Republic of Iran expressed hope that peace and stability return to Myanmar, adding, We hope that the Rohingya Muslims, who had no choice but to emigrate, can return to their country as fast and as safe as possible.
Speaking with the new Ambassador of Myanmar to Tehran on Saturday while receiving his letter of credence, Dr Hassan Rouhani stressed, We hope that the efforts of the government in Myanmar can bring stability and security to the country, and we are ready to cooperate in this regard.
Stability and security in a country is possible through cooperation among all ethnic groups in that country, he said.
The President also referred to the good potentials for development of relations between the two countries, adding, I hope that we can take advantage of these potentials for the sake of stronger relations.
He continued, The two countries can cooperate in different fields, such as technical and engineering services, investment, and tourism.
The new Ambassador of Myanmar to Tehran also presented his letter of credence to President Rouhani and said, Myanmar and Iran have very friendly relations and there are many potentials for cooperation in different fields such as investment, trade, tourism, oil and gas, and agriculture.
The government in Myanmar is doing whatever it can for the refugees to return to the country, he said.
Source: Presidency of Islamic Republic of Iran