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US committed finding solutions to Rohingya crisis

The United States remains committed to finding solutions to the crisis of Rohingya, justice for its victims and accountability for the perpetrators of these atrocities.”To that end, the United States remains committed to finding solutions to the crisis, justice for its victims, and accountability for the perpetrators of these atrocities, through targeted sanctions, international pressure, and support to the national and international courts taking action against those are responsible,” according to a US statement.The US issued the statement today marking six years since the Burma military’s brutal campaign of violence, rape, and murder against Rohingya men, women, and children. The regime’s genocidal actions forced three-quarters of a million Rohingya to flee with the few belongings they could carry.The people of Bangladesh welcomed them with open arms, compassion, and a sense of shared humanity. “We commend the people of Bangladesh for their generosity and hospitality in continuing to host nearly one million refugees,” it said.”We commend the people of Bangladesh for their generosity and hospitality in continuing to host nearly one million refugees,” it said.”The American people contributed more than $2.1 billion since 2017 in response to the humanitarian crisis that unfolded across the region, including more than $1.7 billion in Bangladesh to support Rohingya refugees and the local communities that so generously host them, and we remain steadfast in our support,” it added.Rohingya who continue to find refuge in Bangladesh and other countries in the region suffered too long. They deserve an opportunity to return to their homes in safety and dignity, raise their families in peace, and live meaningful and purposeful lives, the US statement said. “Until conditions in Burma improve, we call upon the international community to continue providing humanitarian aid to one of the world’s most vulnerable and marginalized populations. “We must continue to support the government of Bangladesh and the Bangladeshi communities hosting Rohingya. As other crises around the world compete for limited resources, it is also increasingly important to identify ways Rohingya can contribute to the economic well-being of their host communities and their own families,” the statement added. Since 2009, the United States has warmly welcomed nearly 13,000 Rohingya from the region, including Bangladesh.

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